Based on the permission No 1/479, dated on September 7 2010, of the Authority for Fair Competition and Consumers, transportation tariff, categorized in article 7 on export, import and domestic transportation, of certain loads has increased, starting from September 25 2010. According to this increase, tariff on loads of following categories has increased respectively: wood and wooden products by 20%, petroleum by 10%, food by 25%, coal by 25%, construction material by 10%, home appliance and container by 30%.
Press relationship officer of Ulaanbaatar Railway Joint Cooperative Authority has more.
Q: Transport price increase will surely affect on price. How do you see this outcome?
A: Earlier this year, General Committee of Railway Meeting was held and as the result of this meeting, conclusion was made that the railway transportation tariff was set lower than its cost. As the result, railway transportation tariff will be increased gradual basis.