the increase in The letter postage, the Mail is moved to the summer, could be but much stronger than previously planned. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing a draft from the Federal Ministry of economic Affairs. Accordingly, it should be in this week for a Change to the postage regulation. According to industry circles, the postage could increase from 70 to 90 cents per standard letter.
With regard to declining mail volumes, rising costs and the commitment letters nationwide each working day to deliver, to confess to the Ministry of Post, a higher return on sales. "The current practice represents the efficiency of the pressure under which the regulated companies, is not sufficiently adequate", as quoted by the FAZ from the Ministry of paper.
Recently had forced the Post office the postage in the year 2016 increases
the new guidelines, the Federal network Agency, which must approve the postage requests submitted by the Post, to increase the size of the increase in game room. In mid-January they had communicated on the basis of the old regulation, that the Post your prices 1. April should raise in the average of all letter products, 4.8 percent. The Post hoped at that time to a postage of 80 cents per standard letter or more. This price would be in the countries compared is still average.
should, However, have the Post subject to approval, prices for other mail products such as postcards, Maxi or compact letters and then largely constant. With the new regulation, you could go well above the 80 cents. Finally, the Post increased the postage, in 2016, at that time, it rose from 62 to 70 cents per standard letter.