Manufacturers in August have reduced petrol prices by 0.2%

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in foobarcontroller petrol station. Archival photoManufacturers in August have reduced petrol prices by 0.2%© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Producer prices in Russia for gasoline in August dropped compared with July by 0.2%, prices for diesel fuel rose by 0.9%, according to Rosstat.

Producer prices of gasoline AI-81 AI-92 in August decreased by 2.8%, AI-93 AI-95 — increased by 1.6%, AI-96 AI-98 — 2%. Cheaper gasoline is noted in 8 subjects of the Russian Federation (from 2.7% in Irkutsk region to 7.4% in the Astrakhan region). In 10 constituent entities of the Russian Federation gasoline became more expensive (from 0.7% in the Republic of Komi to 8.5% in the Yaroslavl region).

Also in August, in 58 subjects of the Russian Federation, except the Autonomous districts included in the region, the observed decrease in consumer prices for gasoline. 0.4% and it fell by more than 30 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, of them most notably in the republics of Ingushetia and Tyva – by 2.7%. The growth of prices on gasoline was observed in 6 subjects of the Russian Federation, of which the most significant in the Magadan region – by 3.1%.

In Moscow the gasoline over the past month has fallen in price on 0,2%, in St.-Petersburg the prices on average have not changed. Consumer prices for gasoline in August 2018 average of the Russian Federation exceeded the prices of manufacturers in 1.9 times, year – 2 times.

Also in August, producer prices for crude oil were lower by 3.2% (from the beginning of the year increased by 25.1 percent), the tariffs for its pipeline transportation increased by 0.8% (YTD – 5.4%).

Manufacturers in August have reduced petrol prices by 0.2%© RIA Novosti, Infografiken European countries on gasoline prices – 2018

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