Citizens to face PMV fare increase

According to the Independent Consumer & Competition Commission, the 2022 PMV and Taxi fares were determined, in accordance with Section 21 of the Prices Regulations Act (PR Act).

Based on increase in Consumer Price Index for the 12 months period ending September, 2021 and as well as the increase in retail prices for diesel in the country this year (2021); the maximum PMV fares for the approved urban routes in the country for 2022 are as follows:

• Port Moresby:               K1.20 per adult passenger (an increase of 10 toea);