Accordingto TSN, Saratov stated that the tariffs on water supply anddisposal cover only 69% of the production cost. The situation withheating tariffs is not much better - they cover 74%. The situationis the result of increasing prices for tariff composites, notedSaratov. Due to the fact, the National Commission on Servicesdecided to recalculate the tariffs on housing and communityamenities and make economically feasible.
"Thetariff increase is possibly only if the population's ability to paythem grows or there have to be government programs of social help,"stressed Saratov.
Recently, Ivano-Frankivskoblast council addressed the Cabinet of Ministers requesting todecrease the electricity tariffs.