Materials with tag «tariffs on energy resources»


Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs
30 April 2024, 13:11

Uzbekistan raises poverty line again amid increase in energy tariffs

Minimum expenditure basket in Uzbekistan, also used to determine the poverty line, has risen by 4.3%, from 621,000 soums to 648,000 soums (from $49 to $51) per month. This adjustment, the second this year, reflects the upcoming increase in gas and electricity tariffs from 1 May.

Official explains reasons behind gas and electricity tariffs increase
16 April 2024, 23:00

Official explains reasons behind gas and electricity tariffs increase

Gas and electricity production costs far surpass current tariffs unchanged since 2019, said a Finance and Economy Ministry official. Inflation has reached 66% over this period, he added. Agency for Social Protection noted that 1.5 million needy families will receive aid to cope with the price hike.


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