Hike in energy prices not to affect State Budget, Azeri Finance Ministry says

Hike in energy prices not to affect State Budget, Azeri Finance Ministry says
# 12 January 2007 10:51 (UTC +04:00)
No amendments are planed to make to the 2007 State Budget after the hike in energy prices in the country, Deputy Minister of Finance, Azer Bayramov, told the APA.
“We don’t expect any changes to the State Budget. The Government is discussing the issues on subsidizing some sectors after the price rise,� he said.
He doesn’t rule out that additional subsidies will be allocated to the agriculture and transport sectors. /APA/
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