Gasoline has ceased to be profitable in Russia


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The profitability of gasoline sales at filling stations (gas stations) have decreased tenfold since the beginning of the year to almost zero. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin, the Agency RBC with reference to the Russian fuel Union, which unites independent of network stations.

Thus, net margin trade gasoline AI-92 at filling stations as of may 24 fell to 50 cents per liter, on AI-95 — 1,9 rubles per liter.

In the European part of Russia the ratio of the marginal profitability of sales of petrol fell to 8.1—11.3%, in Siberia — to 5.6—7.9 percent.

In the Russian fuel Union consider the situation critical, but still hope to avoid bankruptcy.

It is noted that the situation caused by growth of wholesale prices for gasoline and diesel at the frozen prices at retail. In addition, according to market participants, the percentage of profit also hold the large companies-suppliers.

Previously Independent fuel Union said that the sharp rise in price of gasoline last spring was caused by the policies of the Ministry of Finance, who were not to agree on tax maneuver with the independent networks of the gas station.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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