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Household gas up 6.92 percent as of Wednesday

Gas prices for households in Slovakia are set to rise by an average of 6.92 percent as of Wednesday, July 20, with the price of gas used for all household heating rising by 9.37 percent.

Gas prices for households in Slovakia are set to rise by an average of 6.92 percent as of Wednesday, July 20, with the price of gas used for all household heating rising by 9.37 percent.

"While the Slovak gas utility SPP proposed a price increase of 40.43 percent, the Office for the Regulation of Network Industries (ÚRSO) decided on an increase of just 9.37 percent," said ÚRSO head Jozef Holjenčík for the TASR newswire. According to Holjenčík, the "the gas market has become competitive and is working smoothly as other distributors have become active in the market.”

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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