Kozak has told how the winter diesel fuel is more expensive summer

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in photobacteria Kozak. Archival photoKozak has told how the winter diesel fuel is more expensive summer© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

Winter diesel fuel in retail sales in Russia will cost more year 2 rubles per liter, this difference was due to the higher cost of its production, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak at the meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with government members.

«The agreement provides that where introduces winter diesel, it is on two of the ruble can be more expensive than summer,» said Kozak.

According to him, the growth of prices for diesel fuel winter happens every year, due to higher cost of production compared to summer, the difference is 2-3 rubles. However, given the particular excessive interest price tags at the gas station this year, the government has decided to prescribe this point in the agreement.

«On October 15 in different regions is beginning to replace diesel fuel for winter, and citizens perceive it as higher prices for diesel fuel,» — said Deputy Prime Minister.

According to the minutes of the meeting of Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak on October 31, seen by RIA Novosti, the Cabinet of the Russian Federation instructed the subjects of the market until March 31 to restrain wholesale prices in Russia on average, for summer diesel fuel at the level 51,201 thousand rubles per ton. The price of winter diesel fuel provides higher by 2.4 thousand rubles per ton, given the subsequent broadcast at the gas station.

The Ministry of energy, FAS, oil companies and independent refineries at a meeting with Kozak on October 31 agreed on the so-called measures of stabilization of prices in the fuel market, agreeing the level of supply of petroleum products to large and small wholesale at fixed volumes and prices. It was declared that the rates to the end of the year will be at the end of may — beginning of June and then slowly indexed from the calculation of the annual inflation rate of 4-4. 6 per cent. Monthly production and sales of oil products should be 3% higher than the corresponding month in 2017. The agreement is valid until March 31.