Peskov commented on the increase in gasoline prices

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in totalactions sign Gas station. Archival photoPeskov commented on the increase in gasoline prices© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

The Kremlin is aware of the situation on the gasoline market, this question has addressed in the government, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

«This is a question that certainly should be addressed to the government. Of course, the Kremlin is aware of this, so to speak, the theme, which is now carefully tracked, but in this case it is the Cabinet now. You see… we are taking very active, energetic measures, and work is underway. But this government,» — said Peskov.

According to Rosstat, the prices of manufacturers for automobile gasoline in Russia in September rose by 10% in comparison with August. The prices of petroleum products in Russia grew sharply in the spring and early summer. In April, producers have raised prices of gasoline by 13% in comparison with March, to retail from mid-April gasoline on average in Russia became more expensive 40 cents per liter, and in early June — is already more expensive than 43 rubles. The Cabinet in this situation, took the decision to reduce the excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel and agreed with the oil companies that they are on time decision-making support the industry fix the prices at 30 may.

Peskov commented on the increase in gasoline prices© RIA Novosti, Infografiken European countries on gasoline prices – 2018