In the state Duma suspected cartel on the fuel market

In the state Duma suspected cartel on the fuel market

MOSCOW, 5 Jan — RIA Novosti. The price of gasoline and diesel fuel can grow for the cartel, said the Chairman of the Duma Committee for agrarian issues, Vladimir Kashin.

At the Committee meeting, he noticed how much the “hanged prices on combustive-lubricating materials”, it is not only peasants and ordinary motorists, but also to governors.

“Already the diesel fuel costs and 45, and 46 (rubles per liter. — Approx. ed.) — different region. There are still appeals of the governors from all sides,” said Kashin.

In his opinion, these price increases are not warranted. “I think it’s just a cartel,” said the Deputy.

However, he expressed surprise by the decision to fix the price of gasoline and diesel fuel as of may 30.

Is that the adoption of this robbery? On what basis this would be robbery? Then compensate the villagers, they are the main consumers of diesel fuel.Mr Calipidder of the state Duma Committee on agrarian issues

Kashin also has informed that about the sharp rise in fuel prices several times met with the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

The increase in fuel prices

Recently in Russia has sharply increased the prices of petroleum products. Thus, according to Rosstat, in April, producers have raised prices of gasoline by 13% in comparison with March (a year ago over the same period, the growth was 4.9%).

In may, the national average retail gasoline prices for two consecutive weeks exceeded the levels 41 and 42 rubles per liter. Against this background, the government adopted a decision to reduce the excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel, and agreed with major oil companies that they will fix the retail prices at the level as of 30 may.