Energy and oil companies respond to Liviu Dragnea, who accused them of evasion and unjustified price hikes and suggested taxing their turnover The Federation of Oil and Gas Employers (FPPG) states
Energy and oil companies respond to Liviu Dragnea, who accused them of evasion and unjustified price hikes and suggested taxing their turnover
The Federation of Oil and Gas Employers (FPPG) states that the insinuations of PSD leader Liviu Dragnea’s latest speech on price increases and avoidance of tax payments by multinationals in Romania „run counter to reality” and are „extremely serious,” and the Federation of Associations Energy Utilities Companies (ACUE) says the eventual introduction of a tax on the energy companies’ turnover, suggested by Dragnea, „would have devastating effects” not only for the energy sector but also for the entire Romanian economy.
The final energy price will be 40% higher in 2019, and the products will go up (supplier)
Electricity will be more expensive by 40% next year compared to 2018, which will also be reflected in the prices of the products, said Petre Stroe, CEO of the energy and gas supplier MET Energy Romania, at a press conference. „It is very difficult to explain to our consumers that prices have risen so much, and some do not really understand why, and I do not quite understand why, it’s a difference of 25 euros between the 2018 and the 2019 prices, that is, 40%. „The explanations are internal and external, but it does not really matter in the consumer’s budget, we will see the effects in the price of the products next year,” Stroe said.
„PSD has prepared OUG for retail, energy, banking, gambling”
PNL Senator Florin Cîţu announced on Facebook that the Government has prepared for the future an emergency ordinance that includes taxes in retail, energy, banking, gambling, Liviu Dragnea mentioned that they do big business but small profits. Florin Cîţu wrote: „ARMAGEDON for the private sector! In tomorrow’s government meeting Dragnea and Vâlcov, supported by Teodorovici and ALDE, they introduce the GEO that dynamizes the entire private sector and marks Romania’s return to socialism exactly 29 years after its release. The Ordinance has over 60 articles, each article with a new tax for each sector in the economy !!!