Updated at 16:11,02-12-2016

Gas Price for Businesses Raised by 25%

The economy ministry has raised the price of natural gas for legal entities and sole entrepreneurs by 25 percent.

The price has been increased from $174.18 to $217.73 per 1000 cubic meters, according to the economy ministry's press office.

The economy ministry linked the price hike, which took effect retroactively on February 15, to Russia's move to further raise the price of natural gas for Belarus this year, as well as to "changes of general economic conditions of doing business."