13 Jul 2009 18:16

Russian tariffs on gas for industry to increase 15% in 2010, electricity - 5% and rail transport

MOSCOW. July 13 (Interfax) - The Russian government has approved an increase in tariffs on gas for industrial consumers in 2010 of 15%, Economic Development Minister Elvira Nabiullina told journalists following a Government Presidium meeting on Monday.

She added that tariffs on electricity and rail transport would go up 5% and 9.5%, respectively.

"The indexation on gas for industry as of January 1 comes to 15%, for electricity - 5% for regulated tariffs and for railway cargo transport - 9.4%," the minister said.