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France Must Help Gas Suppliers Hurt by Tariff Freeze: Regulator

Oct. 18, 2021, 9:04 AM

The French government should introduce temporary tax relief on natural gas from Jan. 1 and be prepared to offer extra aid for suppliers under severe financial pressure due to a freeze in regulated prices for the fuel, the country’s energy regulator said Monday in a statement.

  • French energy regulator has approved draft plans to freeze regulated gas prices and extend the subsequent the tariff catch-up period
    • Tariff catch-up will take place from July 2022 until June 2023, when regulated tariffs will be scrapped
    • Without the price freeze, regulated tariffs would have surged by 19.5% on Nov. 1, and would ...



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