Electricity Subsidy to Be Cut by 41% in 2016: PLN

The government plans to slash the electricity subsidy by up to Rp 30 trillion ($2 billion) in next year’s state budget, or 41 percent, in the latest move to reallocate public spending toward the poor.

While the government has already ended subsidies for electricity subscribers with connections of 1,300 VA and 2,200 VA earlier this year, it still maintains a subsidy this year of Rp 73 trillion for some 44 million Indonesians with connections of 450 VA and 900 VA.

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Posted July 15, 2015 by repit in News

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