Petrol price increases slacken in the EU

The growth of petrol prices in the European Union eased as last week petrol prices increased by less than 0.5 cents per litre on average and diesel prices even fell slightly, according to the natankuj.sk website, as reported by the SITA newswire.

The growth of petrol prices in the European Union eased as last week petrol prices increased by less than 0.5 cents per litre on average and diesel prices even fell slightly, according to the natankuj.sk website, as reported by the SITA newswire.

Despite this positive development, 22 EU member states reported the highest petrol prices ever and the same situation for diesel fuel was reported in 13 states.

Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Great Britain did not have record high prices. Three states posted a price decline in petrol prices and diesel prices fell in twelve countries. Nineteen states saw a rise in petrol prices and ten in diesel rates. Slovenia and Poland recorded the largest growth in petrol prices while the largest declines occurred in Belgium and Great Britain.

Slovenia and Slovakia had the largest increases in diesel prices; Belgium and Denmark reported the most significant declines.

Slovakia shifted from the 15th to the 16th position in the EU petrol rate table and returned from 14th to 16th place in the EU diesel price table.

Comparing countries of the Visegrad Group and Austria, Slovakia reported the highest petrol rates including taxes. Diesel prices with taxes were lower in Poland and Austria. Slovakia also had the highest diesel price excluding taxes. Austria and Poland recorded lower petrol prices without taxes.

Source: SITA

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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