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Wholesale prices for AI-95 gasoline soared to a record, reaching 57,43 thousand rubles per ton in the course of trading on Saint-Petersburg international Mercantile exchange (SPIMEX).
The cost of fuel increased by 1.28 percent compared to the previous day. In the European part of Russia, the price of AI-95 increased by 1.25 percent to 57.94 thousand rubles. In Moscow the cost of fuel has added 1.63 per cent to $ 59,56 thousand roubles, in St.-Petersburg it increased by 1.01 percent and made up of 60.33 thousand rubles.
Last week, the energy Department has assured that the increase in the wholesale price of gasoline will not affect the cost of fuel at retail. Latest will increase within the inflation rate.
Later in Thomson Reuters Kortes estimated growth of retail prices. According to news outlets, the price of a liter of AI-92 increased by 17 cents compared with the previous week, to 42.98 ruble. The price of AI-95 increased by 22 kopecks, to 46.28 ruble. Diesel went up by 7 cents, to 48.04 ruble.
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