04 April 2020 – Imposed payment plans and moratorium on gas and electricity payments

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Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved: Industry interventions
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Ministry of Economy and Finance of Peru established payment plans and moratorium for gas and electricity payments during March and the rest of the national emergency to be extended for up to 24 months. The moratorium is means tested. Utilities will be partially compensated by the government.
Full details here: https://www.gob.pe/institucion/mef/noticias/111874-se-fracciona-el-pago-de-recibos-vencidos-de-luz-gas-natural-y-telecomunicaciones-de-los-hogares-sin-cobros-de-intereses-cargos-por-morosidad-ni-cortes-de-servicio