Arka News Agency, Armenia
Dec 29 2006

GAS PRICES FOR PEOPLE CONSUMING LESS THAN 10THND CUBIC METERS A MONTH
DRIVEN DOWN

YEREVAN. December 29. /ARKA/. Armenian government decided at its
Thursday's session to drive gas prices for those consuming less than
10 thousand cubic meters a month down from AMD 90thnd to 84thnd (VAT
is taken into account) per 1thnd cubic meter.
Industrial entities consuming over 10thnd cubic meters will have
their gas prices increased from $146.51 to $153.26.
Earlier, the government decided otherwise. It decided to earmark AMD
25thnd subsidies for 1 cubic meter to those consuming less than
10thnd cubic meters and $52.01 per 1 cubic meter for those consuming
over 10thnd cubic meters. The government subsidized $52.01 for
industrial enterprises consuming more than 10 cubic meters. M.V.-0--