Fuel prices are rising again. According to the weekly data of the Ministry of Economic Development, processed on the average of the last week, petrol in self mode has practically reached 1.6 euros per liter (1.599 euros), while diesel is at 1.458 euros. For green, this is the maximum for almost two years, or since July 2019, while for diesel the price is the highest since February 2020. In short, prices have returned to the pre-pandemic.
“He took advantage of one of the very few bridges this year to raise the price of fuels even more »the accusation of the National Consumers Union to which are added the protests of all the other associations. «Today gasoline costs 16.1% more than in the same period of 2020 – explained Codacons – while for diesel you pay 15.1% more. Increases that produce direct effects on the pockets of consumers, to the point that a full of green costs today 11.1 euros more than in June 2020, while for diesel a full 9.6 euros more are spent ». Also yesterday, the latest UNEM data processed on the data of the European Commission were released: net of taxes, the price of fuel in Italy is below the European average. € 1.015 per liter is represented by the tax component while on average in Europe the tax component stands at € 0.915 per liter.