Santa Claus to bring lower diesel price to Hungary on Wednesday

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The price of petrol will be kept on hold, while the price of diesel will be lowered on Wednesday (6 December), fuel price tracking site holtankoljak.hu reported on Monday.
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The wholesale gross list price of gasoline (Euro 95) will be left unchanged, while the price of diesel will be reduced by HUF 6 per litre on Wednesday(6 Dec), holtankoljak.hu reported. Accordingly, we should find the following average prices at petrol stations: 

  • 95-octane petrol: HUF 577 /litre
  • Diesel: HUF 598 /litre
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Compared to their mid-May lows, the price of petrol is now only 4.0% or HUF 22 per litre higher and the price of diesel is up 10.3% or HUF 56.

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However, compared to their respective peaks on 20 September, we see a 12.8% drop (HUF 85) in the price of petrol and also a 12.8% (HUF 88) reduction in the price of diesel.

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Here are Hungarian fuel prices as of 29 November in regional comparison. Note that these are average prices taken from European databases, with the HUF values calculated at an EUR/HUF exchange rate of 380.17.

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