07 May 2020 – Some educational and cultural institutions and small businesses exempted from power payments

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Non-governmental interventions; Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería (MIEM)

Overview: UTE will exempt small educational and cultural institutions that are registered with the Ministry of Education and Culture from the payment of fixed charges and power contracted between April and August. Consumption can be paid from December in four installments. Hotels and restaurants can also finance 70% of their bills until November, without fines or surcharges, which can be paid in installments from December.
Full details here: https://www.presidencia.gub.uy/comunicacion/comunicacionnoticias/beneficios-instituciones-educativas-turisticas-por-coronavirus

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government