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Motor fuel prices drop in Slovakia

The average prices of almost all motor fuels in Slovakia reported a monthly decrease as of August 1.

The average retail price of 95-octane petrol was Sk38.05 per litre, reported the Statistics Office. A litre of 98-octane petrol was sold at Sk41.13 and the price of diesel was Sk37.35 per litre.

Compared to July 20 of this year, the retail price of 95-octane petrol dropped Sk0.37 per litre, the price of 98-octane petrol decreased Sk0.18 per litre and the average price of diesel declined by Sk0.01 per litre. The only exception was LPG, the retail price of which posted a monthly growth of Sk0.01 to Sk20.02 per litre.

In January 1997, the price of petrol 91 was Sk21.31 per litre, 95-octane petrol cost Sk22.39 per litre, and one litre of diesel was sold at Sk20.89. Prices gradually increased, and over time, prices approached Sk40, which they broke through in September 2005.

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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