In 2017 can jump electricity tariffs

ISTANBUL, 10 Oct — RIA Novosti/Prime. Ministry of economic development proposes to index the tariffs for electricity for the population in 2017, four percent, for electricity transmission — three percent, said the head of the Ministry Alexei Ulyukayev.

These calculations are placed in the macroeconomic forecast of economic development for 2017-2019, which the government intends to consider at the meeting on 13 October, the Minister said.

In may, the forecast of socio-economic development of Russia in 2017-2019 said that the indexation of tariffs of electricity for the transmission of electricity for industrial enterprises in 2017 may reach five percent, in 2018 — four percent, and in 2019 — four percent.

Ulyukayev added that the MAYOR also proposed to increase in 2017, the three percent gas tariffs for households and industrial consumers, and the tariff for gas transportation for independent producers.

“The tariffs proposed the principle of “inflation minus”, based on the fact that the forecast for inflation four percent in 2017,” — said the Minister.