The price of gasoline may, in the course of the year to rise to 100 rubles per liter, if the market is deprived of independent gas stations because of the policy of the government in resolving the fuel issue. It was claimed in the Independent fuel Union.
To help independent gas stations, the government should affect the wholesale price of fuel — savitas the President of the Russian fuel Union Yevgeny Arkusha.
-Independent now just die. Loss suffers and retail, of course, oil companies. But for an independent it’s just death. Or start all sorts of illegal actions in terms of substitutes, poor quality of fuel, underfilling, etc., unfortunately. In General, we have the yield at least 10-12%. A minimum to ensure break-even operation. That is, the retail should be higher than the opt significantly, and it is now below. It is necessary to reduce wholesale prices. You can either reduce the administrative pressure, or the saturation of the market. In any case, this should be done at someone else’s expense. It is necessary to reduce about seven thousand rubles per ton to reach the break-even normal independent. While this is not
Earlier, the government as emergency measures agreed with the market participants to freeze the price of gasoline as of may 30.