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Petrol prices up, diesel flat in early July

The price of petrol in Slovakia rose by an average of 5 hellers per litre between July 2-10, while that of diesel remained unchanged, the Statistics Office announced on July 17.

The price of 95-octane petrol increased by 1 heller to Sk38.68 per litre, while that of 98-octane petrol rose by 9 hellers to Sk41.34. The price of diesel remained flat at Sk37.35 per litre, while liquid petroleum gas (LPG) was marked up by 1 heller to stand at Sk19.89.

The prices of 95- and 98-octane petrol rose in June by an average of 1.18 percent and 0.91 percent month-on-month, respectively. The price of diesel rose by 0.95 percent.

In 2006 as a whole, the average price of 95-octane petrol was Sk39.39 per litre, while 98-octane petrol cost Sk41.94. Diesel cost Sk39.72 per litre, while LPG was Sk22.16.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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