Gasoline in Russia was the cheapest in Europe and CIS

In Russia at the beginning of the second half of 2012, the cost of gasoline was the lowest among European countries and the CIS. The relevant rating agency was "RIA Ranking." According to analysts, the price of a liter of gasoline with an octane number of 95 on the territory of the Russian Federation does not exceed 28.3 rubles per liter.

One line above Russia located Belarus (28.7 rubles per liter), which six months ago took the last place of the list. The third was from the end of Kazakhstan, where the 95-liter gasoline costs 30.6 rubles.


First place in the ranking with the highest price for fuel is Norway. The cost of a liter of 95-octane gasoline in this Scandinavian country has reached the mark of 79.8 rubles from the translation of local currency into rubles at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. The three leaders were Italy (71.1 rubles per liter) and the Netherlands (70.1 rubles per liter) — a country that is a leader among European states in the oil refining industry.

The most notable increases to the cost of gasoline for the first six months of 2012, felt the car owners in Ireland (+9.6 per cent), Poland (+9.5 percent) and Hungary (+9.3 percent). The only country where the first half of the price of gasoline fell, became Kazakhstan (-0.6 percent).

In addition to the cost of 95-octane gasoline, experts have estimated the price of diesel fuel. Leadership in this list left for Norway (70.6 rubles per liter). They were followed by the UK (69.8 rubles per liter) and Italy (66.7 rubles per liter).

The most affordable diztopilvo sold in Kazakhstan (20.6 rubles per liter), Russia (27.8 rubles per liter), and Belarus (28.1 rubles per liter).

According to the "RIA Rating", despite the fact that the highest fuel prices recorded in Norway, a citizen of this country can afford to buy the average salary of 1,907.5 liters of 95-octane gasoline, while in Russia this figure is equal to 869.1 liters.

Earlier FAS suggested instead planned increase in excise rates vary depending on the brand of oil quotations Urals. These measures are aimed at combating the rising cost of fuel in Russia. According to the agency's head Igor Artemyev, if the price of gasoline will go through a mark of 30 rubles per liter, then the people will say that "something is wrong"

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