Transport Ministry proposes to raise rail freight rates by additional 5.5%/yr in 2013-2015

May 2012
Russia & CIS Business & Financial Newswire;5/22/2012, p1
MOSCOW. May 22 (Interfax) - Russia's Transport Ministry is proposing to introduce an "investment component" of 5.5% in annual indexation of railroad freight rates starting in 2013, Vedomosti reported on Tuesday, citing a letter acting Deputy Transport Minister Andrei Nedosekov sent to the Economic Development Ministry.


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