The Belarusian government is considering the possibility of another increase in tariffs for housing and communal services for 5-7 dollars.
"Considering the issue of a slight increase in tariffs," — said Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Anatoly Kalinin.
"This is quite a sensitive issue. But the president has set the task that we have to show how reduced costs in housing in general. At this magnitude will be considered and higher tariffs for the population," — said Kalinin.
The official said that in This year, already "been raised tariffs on $ 5: $ 4 up tariffs by the Ministry of Energy, and $ 1 — on all the rest services. "
Kalinin also said that 2011with the task of covering a population increase in utility costs to 34.5%. Deputy Prime Minister stressed that "rates will increase, but they will be monitored and discussed improvement," Interfax reported.