Booklet A, tolls, electricity: what changes on February 1, 2022

Booklet A, tolls, electricity: what changes on February 1, 2022

Par Flavien Groyer, France Bleu

Increase in the rate of booklet A, increase in tolls and electricity prices: many changes come into force from Tuesday, February 1, 2022.France Bleu takes stock.

As of this Tuesday, crossing the toll barriers will cost you more like electricity.France Bleu Lists everything that changes on February 1, 2022.


On the electricity side, the regulated electricity (trve) prices will undergo a new increase of 4% maximum.Last September, Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that the rise in electricity prices would be limited to 4% in February (while projections announced an increase of 12%) to meet the outbreak of energy prices.

On the other hand, regulated gas prices are frozen until April.

Savings booklets

The rate of the booklet A goes from 0.5% to 1%

On January 14, the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, announced the increase from 0.5% to 1% of the rate of remuneration of the booklet A on February 1.This increase, recommended by the governor of the Banque de France, has been a first for more than ten years.The booklet A therefore finds the level of remuneration of 2014.

Increase in LEP levels

The rate of the popular savings book will change it and go from 1% to 2.2%.This placement, limited to 7.700 euros, is subject to an income ceiling to be open and is intended for people with modest income.


Livret A, péages, électricité : ce qui change au 1er février 2022

Toll prices should increase by 2% on average everywhere in France.ASF (motorways in the south of France) has already announced that its tolls would increase by 2.19%, APRR (highways-Paris-Rhône) provides for a 2.05%increase.


Some brands of cigarettes increase their price.The Fortuna Cool and JPS Cool will now cost 10 more cents, going from 9.70 euros to 9.80 euros, and the Gauloises Blondes Bleu and News Rouge 10 euros, against 9.90 euros.

All prices are summarized in the French customs document.

Distribution of the first "baby box"

The parents of newborns will receive from February 2022 "baby box" in maternity ward.This "box" which will actually take the form of a shoulder bag will include several objects."Each object vehicle and symbolizes a message that is intended to help parents.It will serve as support for dialogue with families in maternity, "said the cabinet of Secretary of State Adrien Taquet to AFP.Thus the baby box will contain a turbulette, which will explain how to sleep the baby to avoid any accident like the sudden infant's death.

180.000 boxes will be distributed from February in the maternities of municipalities with priority districts and rural revitalization municipalities.The system will be evaluated in the summer before being undoubtedly extended to the entire territory.

Self -tests

The distribution of self -tests in supermarkets which was initially to end on January 31, 2022 is extended until February 15, according to a decree published in the Official Journal at the end of December.

Start of the restrictions

Some health restrictions will be lifted this Wednesday February 2.The gauges in the places welcoming the sitting public will no longer be compulsory, but it will be necessary to wear the mask there.Large gatherings were hitherto limited to 2.000 people indoors and 5.000 outdoors.

Telework, currently compulsory for a minimum of three days a week, will no longer be required but still advised.Wearing the outdoor mask will no longer be compulsory either.

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