Slovakian regulator: feeling the heat?

December 2008
MarketWatch: Energy;Dec2008, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p5
Market Research Report
The article reports that Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico has disapproved the retail energy prices increase plan of independent oil regulator. Accordingly, independent regulator had approved the plan of Bratislavska Teplaren to increase its retail heat prices by 28% resulting from the increasing wholesale gas. On his disapproval of the plan, Prime Minister Fico is reflecting on the inflationary pressure which will be brought by Slovakia's accession to the euro in 2009.


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