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Analysts: the rise in prices for housing and communal services in 2020 was minimal

Analysts: the rise in prices for housing and communal services in 2020 was minimal
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Analysts recorded last year the minimum increase in prices for housing and communal services over the past 19 years. The growth of tariffs amounted to 3,6% on average in Russia.

As the TASS with reference to the study of the audit and consulting network FinExpertiza, the growth of 3,6% with an annual inflation rate of 4,9% became a record low for the entire available period of statistics - since 2002.

At the same time, some regions of the Far East were included in the list of subjects with the highest growth in prices for housing and communal services at the end of the year: in Transbaikalia - 7,1%, in the Amur Region - 5,1%, in Yakutia - 5%. In general, in 15 regions of Russia the rise in prices for housing and communal services exceeded the annual inflation rate.

According to the head of FinExpertiza Elena Trubnikova, more than 5% of households will experience difficulties in paying for utility bills, and among single-parent and large families this figure exceeds 10%.

Annual increase in utility tariffs in 2021 on average will not exceed 4%... The rise in price will occur in July.

Your forecast regarding the change in the payment for housing and communal services, the Federal Antimonopoly Service was also made in 2021-2023. The increase should not outpace the projected annual inflation.  

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