Govt caps gas prices, commissions plan for weaning off Russian gas

Ljubljana, 21 July - The government decided on Thursday to cap as of 1 September gas prices for households, small companies and basic social service providers. Excise duty remains halved, while VAT will be reduced from 22% to 9.5%. The government also tasked the country's main gas supplier to draft an action plan for complete suspension of Russian gas in three years.

Infrastructure Minister Bojan Kumer talking to the press.
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

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