French Economy Minister vows to lower gas and electricity prices next year

French Economy, Finance and Industry Minister Bruno Le Maire promised that his country’s authorities would take the necessary measures to prevent a sharp rise in gas and electricity prices next year.

He said: “The maximum potential price increase of 4% will continue until the end of 2022. In 2023, price increases will be contained, as the president and prime minister have said.”

He promised to provide subsidies to low-income households with electricity and heating bill payers, as well as to support small and medium-sized businesses with 3 billion euros.

Source: TASS

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