The exchange price of gasoline AI-95 has updated the historical record

the Cost of gasoline AI-95 at the St. Petersburg international Mercantile exchange (SPIMEX) during today’s trading once again in the last two weeks have set a new record for the entire history of observations since the beginning of 2018.

So, at the end of the trading session on 26 June, the price of AI-95 with delivery in the European part of Russia on a national index reached 57,943 thousand rubles per ton, an increase of 1,25% compared with the index Thursday, reports PRIME.

the Previous historical maximum was recorded on 17 and 18 June 2020.

Recall that on 18 June, the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) began an investigation of the reasons of record growth of stock prices of gasoline AI-95. The Ministry did not rule out that the jump occurred due to the cartel agreement.

“If the conspiracy is still there, waiting for the perpetrators of the sanctions under the Antimonopoly, and possibly criminal law”, said state Secretary — Deputy head of FAS Russia Andrey tsarikovskiy. According to him, the Antimonopoly Ministry has resumed examination of the case of traders, JSC “solid — commodity markets” and OOO “A-oil”, which already are suspected of cartel agreements on the exchange of fuel.

the press service of the FAS added that he had issued warnings to the Vice-President BUT “Russian fuel Union”, President of NP “Altai fuel Union”, the President of the Union of independent market participants “Independent of the fuel Union,” President of OOO “Firm “TES”.

we Add that, according to Rosstat, consumer prices on gasoline in Russia on average from 15 to 21 June rose by 0.3% against previous reporting period, after rising 0.2% and 0.1% in the preceding two weeks.

the Agency recorded increase in fuel prices in 71 centers of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and most of all the prices grew in Sevastopol and Makhachkala — 2%.

In General, indicates Rosstat, by June 22, the national average consumer price of 1 liter of gasoline increased 13 cents (compared with 15 June) to 45,13 ruble.

During the reporting period, the retail price of gasoline AI-92 increased by 11 cents to 42.66 ruble. The price of gasoline AI-95 jumped 17 cents to 46,20 of the ruble. Gasoline AI-98 rose by 11 cents to 52,24 rubles.

Liter of diesel fuel according to 22 June, the average cost is 47,85 of the ruble compared with 15 June the price increased by 7 cents.

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