28 Jun 2022 13:36

Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry raises rail cargo transportation tariffs by 70%

MOSCOW. June 28 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry has agreed to a proposal put forth by Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) to increase cargo transportation tariffs by 70%.

Executive Order No. 441, titled "On the change of the coefficients applied to the tariffs for cargo transportation by rail inside Ukraine and related services", was signed by Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov on June 22 and was registered with the Justice Ministry of Ukraine on June 24.

The executive order shall enter into effect as soon as it is officially published, the Ukrainian media said.

Unlike several previous hikes last year, this time the coefficients have been increased equally by 70% for all 20 types of cargo.