Slovak Regulator Sees Gas-Price Hike Below 10%, Hospodarske Says

Slovak gas prices for households will rise by less than 10 percent from next year, Hospodarske Noviny reported, citing the utility regulator chief.

The Office for Network Industries will rule on the exact increase by the end of the month, and the verdict will depend on the development of the euro-dollar exchange rate, the newspaper quoted Chairman Jozef Holjencik as saying.

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