The pace of fuel price hikes stopped, but the average remained above €2 per liter for petrol and diesel. According to the estimates of the Price Monitor of the Ministry of Economic Development, which are monitored at eight in the morning on June 13, Self-service gasoline costs 2040 euros per liter, while diesel costs around 1970 euros per liter. As for the service, the price of gasoline was 2,161 euros per liter, while the price of diesel was 2,097 euros. LPG costs 0.829 euros per liter, methane 1.814 euros per kilogram, and LNG 1.959 euros per kilogram.
7 cents more in a week
In recent days, the weekly price of unleaded gasoline has crossed the threshold of 2 euros per liter. According to moth surveys related to last week, which closed on Sunday, June 12, 2022, the national average in self-service gasoline amounted to 2.014 euros per liter, an increase of 7.3 cents compared to the previous seven days, equivalent to +3, 8%. The price of diesel also rose to 1,935 euros per liter (+8.4 cents, equal to + 4.5%). In light of this data, Codacons deplores: Today a quarter liter of gasoline costs more than it did in the same period in 2021, with the price up +25.5% year-over-year. Diesel costs nearly a third, with the pump’s price lists increasing +32.2%. An average of €20.4 is spent on a full tank of fuel compared to 2021, a cost that goes up to +23.5€ for a full diesel tank.
Measurement hypotheses against expensive fuel
The question arises: when will the price of gasoline fall again? But the answer is not immediate. There are many factors that affect the price of fuel. First of all, raw materials and the value of oil is constantly changing, but also The geopolitical context that has become increasingly uncertain with the conflict in Ukraine. This is exacerbated by the high cost of raw materials and transportation. Moreover, the prices shown above were cooled down by the cut in production duties currently enforced by the government until July 8. But, among the possibilities on the table, there is also the possibility of extending the measure at least until the end of the summer season, when it is estimated that it is necessary to use about 1 billion euros per month.
Resources and tax increases on additional profits for energy companies
To find the resources, taking into account the exclusion of budget variance, Another extension of taxes is assessed on additional earnings. One of the proposals against the expensive energy, coming from Liu, is to increase the tax rate from 25 to 30%. It is also meant to extend to Banks and financial intermediaries who They do activities on energy.
gasoline price ceiling
The Democratic Party, as an amendment to the aid decree, recently proposed the possibility of Maximum fuel price for two months, In order to save the Italian summer. The idea of releasing Dpcm – Suggested by The Minister of Environmental Transformation, Roberto Singolani, in agreement with the Minister of Economic Development, Giancarlo Giorgetti – To impose a maximum sale value of fuel for 60 days, in order to reduce costs for those who will work this summer and travel by car, but also to reduce the expenses of tourists traveling by road. In Italy 85% of goods transported by land, this means separationAnd the Record petrol and diesel prices are likely to have a ripple effect on labor costs and thus on consumer spending. According to a calculation by Istat, families already incur an average monthly expenditure of €2,437 in current consumption values (but half of households spend less than €2,048 per month).