Rus News Journal

In Russia tariffs for post services

by the Decision of board of the Ministry of an antimonopoly policy and support of business since December, 1st, 2002 in territory of the Russian Federation are raised new tariffs for universal services of a mail service (transfer of postcards, letters and parcels post) are entered.
As have informed in a press - the ministry centre, the average factor of growth of tariffs for the specified services has made 1,127 taking into account decrease in a payment for the declared value at transfer of letters and parcels post on 25 %.
Thus, since Sunday for all categories of consumers transfer of items of mail will make: a postcard - 2 rbl. 75 copeck (the operating tariff - 2 rbl. 45 copeck), the letter idle time - 3 rbl. 70 copeck (the operating tariff - 3 rbl. 25 copeck), the letter custom-made - 5 rbl. 50 copeck (the operating tariff - 4 rbl. 90 copeck), the parcel post simple - 6 rbl. 45 copeck (the operating tariff - 5 rbl. 65 copeck) .
As have noted in MAP the Russian Federation, new tariffs will allow to compensate as a whole only actual expenses of the organisations of a federal mail service at rendering of universal services of a mail service.