Baltic Course, Riga, 10.01.2014
At the beginning of January 2014, the retail price for 95 octane gas in Latvia was EUR 1,298 per 1,000 liters – the fourth lowest price in the European Union, according to the European Commission's data on fuel prices in the EU, informs LETA. Lithuania registered 8th lowest price and Estonia even 3rd.
The highest price for 95 octane gasoline, including taxes, was recorded in Italy – EUR 1,729.28 per 1,000 liters. The lowest price was registered in Romania – EUR 1,247.27 per 1,000 liters.
In Lithuania, 95 octane gasoline cost EUR 1,328.04 per 1,000 liters, the 8th lowest price in the EU, whereas in Estonia – EUR 1,284 per 1,000 liters, the third lowest price.
The average retail price for 95 octane gasoline in the EU was EUR 1,536.70 at the beginning of January, and EUR 1,566.71 per 1,000 liters in the euro area.
The retail price for diesel fuel in Latvia was EUR 1,286.50 per 1,000 liters – the third lowest in the EU.
The smallest diesel price was registered in Luxembourg – EUR 1,213.29 per 1,000 liters, whereas the highest – in Great Britain – EUR 1,663.42 per 1,000 liters.
Diesel price in Estonia was EUR 1,338 per 1,000 liters, the ninth lowest in the EU, in Lithuania – EUR 1,299.21 per 1,000 liters – the fifth lowest.
The average diesel price in the EU was EUR 1,433.34 per 1,000 liters, in the eurozone – EUR 1,418.02 per 1,000 liters.
Estonia registers EU's third lowest gasoline price at the beginning of January