In most EU countries, including Slovakia, petrol and diesel prices have moved by a maximum of 80 hellers per litre up or down, the Natankuj.sk website reported on September 4.
On the list of petrol prices in the EU (with the lowest prices at the top), Slovakia is in 15th position, and 25th place in terms of diesel prices. When taxes are taken out of the equation, Slovakia is in 9th place for petrol prices, and in 14th for diesel, according to the European Commission data from September 1.
Average petrol prices in Slovakia stood at Sk39.85 (€1.32) per litre on September 1, while the average price of diesel reached Sk43.18 (€1.43) per litre. The cheapest petrol in the EU is on sale in Latvia - at Sk33.04 (€1.08) per litre, while the most expensive is found in the Netherlands - Sk49.42 (€1.64) per litre. The cheapest diesel is sold in Latvia - Sk34.23 (€1.14) per litre, while the most expensive is in Britain - Sk46.30 (€1.54). TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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5. Sep 2008 at 8:00