The government believes that independent gas stations don’t need to worry about a possible increase in fuel prices. Stock prices for gasoline rose after the world, the authorities are monitoring the situation on the market, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.
“We are monitoring the situation on the market, stock prices, as expected, rose slightly due to the fact that world prices for motor fuel rose slightly. But today it is a premature alarm. The level of stock prices, which is today, provides sufficient margins for the retail segment. Grounds for such anxiety is not”— said Deputy Prime Minister, reports TASS.
Earlier, independent fuel Union has warned Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak about the risk of a sharp rise in the cost of gasoline. For the month exchange the price of gasoline has increased by 18 – 23%.
A year has passed, and there is a feeling of deja vu: events in the fuel market starts to repeat last year, – says the President of Independent fuel Union (NTS) Pavel Bazhenov. From 15 April to 15 may, the wholesale price of gasoline at the St. Petersburg international commodity exchange increased by brand AI-92 23% by brand AI-95 — by 18.5%, the price of summer diesel fuel increased by 2.5%.