Deutsche Post increases, according to a report in the newspaper, a letter and later than long assumed, but is expected to be stronger. The price increase had been postponed from the beginning of April to the summer, reported the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", citing a draft for the Amendment of the Post-tariff regulation regulation of the Federal Ministry of Economics.
With regard to dwindling mail volumes, rising General costs and the obligation to have letters across the Board for every working day in the whole of Germany, 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 "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung" from the Ministry of paper.
the new requirements will be forced by the Federal network Agency, which must approve the postage requests submitted by the Post, according to the report, a larger Increase in latitude. In mid-January they had set up on the basis of the old regulation, that Post their prices on 1. April for the period up to the end of 2021, an average of all letter products by 4.8 percent, could raise.
According to insider information that would have been sufficient, according to the "FAZ" just the postage for a standard letter up a screw 70 to 80 cents. However, the Post would need to keep the subject to approval, prices for other mail products such as postcards, Maxi or compact letters and then largely constant. With the new regulation, she could go well above the 80 cents.More about
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to order From in the industry it was, according to the report, there is a increase in the direction of 85 to 90 cents is a possibility. Expected that the new prices would be valid for three years. (AFP)