By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Across–the-board postage rate increases announced by
Chunghwa Post Co., Taiwan’s post service provider, in June will go into effect on August 1 (Tuesday), marking the company’s first postage rate hike in 26 years.
As a general rule, the rate increase for an ordinary mail service, prompt delivery mail service, and registered mail service will be NT$3 alike.
According to the announcement, for mails under 20 grams, the postage will go up from NT$5 to NT$8 for ordinary mail, from NT$12 to NT$15 for prompt delivery, from NT$25 to NT$28 for registered, and from NT$32 to NT$35 for prompt registered.
However, registered with AR will jump from NT$34 to NT$41, while prompt registered with AR will go up from NT$41 to NT$50, according to the announcement. For printed paper under 50 grams, the postage will go up from NT$3.5 to NT$6 for ordinary mail, from NT$10.5 to NT$13 for prompt delivery, from NT$23.5 to NT$26 for registered, from NT$30.5 to NT$33 for prompt registered, from NT$32.5 to NT$41 for registered with AR (acknowledgment of receipt ), and NT$39.5 to NT$48 for prompt registered with AR. [FULL STORY]