The price of fuel had exceeded 2 euros per liter a few weeks ago. They have come down significantly, in particular thanks to the drop in crude oil prices.
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Good news for those who often smoke the car. The prices of road fuels sold in France required their response last week, in the wake of crude prices, according to official data published Monday, August 1 by the government. Prices have thus largely come down from their recent peaks when they still exceeded 2 euros on average at the beginning of July.
Diesel was thus worth 1.8782 euros per liter on average, down 5.61 cents compared to the previous week, according to data closed on Friday. The super unleaded 95 was sold for 1.8448 euros (-7.92 cents) and the super unleaded 95-E10 1.8082 euros (-6.21 cents). In France, the price of current consumption includes a rebate of 18 centimes per liter of fuel in mainland France. For the future, the National Assembly recently adopted a second set of measures to support purchasing power, which provides for a fuel discount of 30 cents per liter in September-October and then 10 in November-December.
Oil prices, which had surged following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, have eased somewhat recently. The is fueled by fears of a shrinking economic movement in the West and the Covid-19 epidemic in China, a major oil consumer.