Transport of newspapers: Federal Council sets the reductions for 2014

Bern, 06.12.2013 - Local and regional newspapers with an entitlement to discounted transport will benefit from a CHF 0.22 delivery reduction per copy from the Swiss Post for the year 2014. The corresponding reduction for subscription publications and foundations' publications is CHF 0.14. The Federal Council has approved both amounts as part of its indirect support for the press, for which the Confederation has allocated an annual budget of CHF 50 million.

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