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Kharkiv gas stations forced to reduce prices to the lowest in the country

Prices for gasoline and diesel fuel decreased at gas stations in Kharkiv. This was reported in the Main Directorate of the State Consumer Service in the Kharkiv region.

In May and the first ten days of June, specialists of the Main Directorate of the State Consumer Service in the Kharkiv region conducted 18 unscheduled inspections of compliance with the requirements for setting prices by business entities operating in the fuel market, and in 16 cases revealed violations.

According to the results of inspections, the retail price of gasoline A-92 and A-95 in Kharkiv and the region fell by an average of 10 hryvnia, and diesel fuel – by 7 hryvnia.

As a result, as of June 12, Kharkiv region has the lowest prices in the country for a number of brands of gasoline.

For comparison, prices in the Kyiv region look like this:

Checks of compliance by business entities in the retail fuel market with the requirements for the formation, establishment and application of state regulated prices in the region continue.

“For violation of the rules of doing business, fines and other administrative measures are provided,” the State Consumer Service warns.

Based on the results of the measures taken, a decision was made to apply administrative and economic sanctions to business entities for a total of UAH 290,690.

As ZN.UA wrote, prices for oil products are now record high all over the world. They have been steadily increasing, along with the price of oil, since the beginning of 2021, and Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has only accelerated this process.

If we take Polshch as a butt, since the left part of the paliva has come up to us today, then for the remaining three months, the capacity of a liter of diesel in general has grown by 29% (from 1.2 to 1.55 euros), and gasoline – by 32.7% (from 1.19 to 1.58 euros), while Brent naphtha grew in price from 95.4 to 117.7 dollars per barrel (by 23.4%). The situation is similar in other European countries and in the USA. Obviously, one can speak boldly about serious speculation in the markets. At the same time, in the same Poland, navit іz urakhuvannya reduced taxes, seriously, by 25%, increased wholesale prices, as a basis for current prices at Ukrainian gas stations.

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