Electricity transmission tariffs, down 1.96pct in Romania as of January 16

Transelectrica reduced its electricity transmission tariffs by 1.96pct as of January 16, 2020, as a result of a cut in the contribution paid to the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) from 2pct to 0.2pct of the business turnover, according to a report submitted on Friday to the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB).

After a Meeting with PM Boyko Borissov: Bulgarian Carriers won't Protest on January 13th

The government will satisfy the demands of the carriers and the TOLL system will start with lower tariffs. Only the motorways and first-class roads will be covered by the TOLL system, and the second-class roads will be toll-free.

This became clear after a meeting of the protesting carriers with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, which lasted 3 hours.

Regulated tariffs for electricity delivered to household consumers don't change as of 1 January

The level of regulated tariffs for electricity delivered to household customers by the final suppliers will not change as of 1 January 2020, a release of the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) sent to AGERPRES on Monday informs.

China Will Reduce Tariffs on Over 850 Types of Imported Goods from January 1

China will reduce tariffs on more than 850 imported goods, including frozen pork and frozen avocado, from January 1, 2020, Reuters reported, citing a statement from the Chinese Treasury. From 1 July 2020, duties on certain IT products will be further reduced.

Countries around the World Are Seeking Compensation from London for Brexit

Countries including Australia have asked for trade compensation from the UK and the EU over Brexit disruption, BBC reported.

During negotiations at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Australia said its exports of beef and lamb had already suffered because of the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.