INCREASE FUEL, ELECTRICITY TARIFFS, BOZ GOVERNOR
Fuel prices, electricity tariffs need to be increased to avert future challenges – BoZ
BANK of Zambia governor Dr Denny Kalyalya says there is need to have an administrative adjustment in fuel pump prices and electricity tariffs to avert future challenges in the sectors.
And Dr Kalyalya says the Bank of Zambia has raised the Monetary Policy Rate by 50 basis points from 8.50 to 9.0.
Meanwhile Dr Kalyalya says Zambia’s gross international reserves currently stood at US $2.9 billion.