We talk about current prices in popular gas station networks on May 19
We talk about prices at gas stations after the abolition of state regulation / Photo: Getty Images, Pexels, Collage: Today
On Thursday, May 19, the government decision on the abolition of state regulation of fuel prices finally came into force.
According to the monitoring data of the A-95 Consulting Group, large retail chains of filling stations immediately reacted to the changes.
Fuel has risen in price by 10-15 UAH per liter, depending on the type. Particularly at gas stations. WOG and OKKO gasoline A-95 jumped in price by UAH 11.14 – up to 51 UAH/l. A-95+ are now sold for UAH 10.15 more – for 52 UAH/l. The price of diesel in these networks rose by UAH 14.69 to 57 UAH/l.
Online KLO now they sell A-95 for 12.43 UAH more expensive – for 52 UAH/l. Diesel has also risen in price, for a liter of which they ask for UAH 13.24 more – 58 UAH
At the gas station “BRSM-Oil” diesel fuel costs 54.99 UAH/l, which is 10.60 UAH more than before. Adjusted prices for Ukrgasdobychawhere the A-95 is now sold 52 UAH/l (by 13.7 UAH/l more) and diesel – for 58 UAH/l (by 15.70 UAH/l more).
The prices have been changed in accordance with the situation in the Ukr-Petrol, AMIS and Mango chains. More detailed information:
Current fuel prices on May 19 / Photo: EnKorr
Not far off 100 UAH per liter?
Earlier, the editors of “Today” asked the deputy director of the Scientific and Technical Center “Psyche” Gennady Ryabtsev about what to expect in the fuel market in the near future. The expert is convinced that the state did worse for Ukrainians when it abolished price regulation.
According to him, now traders are not deterred and the price for fuel can be any, even 100 UAH/l. They do not pay taxes, except for 7% VAT, no one controls the price, quality, or product safety.
There is also no price competition in the market. Now operators are transporting the resource from virtually one source – across the western border. Speculation, trading outside cash registers and various schemes in the market will also increase.
Given the shortage of fuel, price rises to be expected Not only at gas stations, but everywhere. First of all, this concerns the sphere of public transport and essential products, which are directly dependent on transportation and fuel.
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