According to a statement from the office of the Minister of Economy and the Sea, the Secretary of State for Tourism, Commerce and Services, Rita Marques, has already approved the updates in the tariffs.

The new tariffs, which will come into force on June 1, “will result in an average global increase in tariffs of 8.05%”.

The statement also underlines that since January 2013 there has been no update of taxi transport rates.