The Vietnam Railway Corporation has announced reduced freight charges from now until November 30, 2008 in response to falling world and domestic fuel prices.
|Freight charges are reduced until November 30, 2008|
The corporation has asked the General Director of Railway Freight Transport Company, Bui Tan Phuong, to issue specific rates.
Freight charges will be reduced by 2 per cent on all North-South routes with the exception of routes from Lao Cai Province to the south and Hai Phong attracting a five percent decrease.
Freight charges on all commodities other than apatite, coal transported to the Pha Lai Thermal Power Plant, and iron and steel scrap will be reduced by 5-10 per cent.
The corporation will continue to levy a fuel surcharge that it first imposed when world and domestic fuel prices shot up.