SMEs call for suspension of planned fuel tariff increase

The Federation of Thai SMEs is asking the government to delay an increase in the fuel tariff (Ft) scheduled for September as they struggle to stay afloat amid mounting economic problems.

The Ft, which is determined by fuel costs, is expected to rise as the Russia-Ukraine war continues. It is part of the power tariff used to calculate power bills.

Earlier the Energy Regulatory Commission said Thais should expect pricier electricity bills, with the power tariff increasing to a record high of 4.4 baht per kilowatt-hour between September and December this year.

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Bangkok Post Reporter