FORPortugal sold 95 plain gasoline at an average price of 1,671 euros / liter in the third quarter, the fifth most expensive value among the Member States of the European Union (EU), released today by the Regulatory Authority for Energy Services (ERSE). In the case of simple diesel, with an average price of 1,457 euros/litre, Portugal is the 6th country with the highest prices.
“Portugal is located in the fifth place among countries selling the most expensive single 95 gasoline in the EU-27, with the price corresponding to a difference of 55 cents / l and 17 cents / l compared to the country with the lowest prices and the country with the highest prices, respectively “, refers to the EU-27 Fuel Price Bulletin referring to to the third quarter of 2021, made available by ERSE.
In addition, says the regulator, a “tax burden applied in Portugal (59%) justified the lowest price alternative in the context of the Iberian Peninsula“, since Portugal practiced a lower tax-free PMV than in Spain in that period.
In case do simple diesel, “Portugal ranks sixth of countries that sell more expensive plain diesel in the EU-27, with the price corresponding to a difference of 37 cents / l and 24 cents / l compared to the country with the lowest prices and the country with the highest prices, respectively ” .
Also in the case of simple diesel, the “fiscal weight in Portugal justified the practice of prices 19 cents / l higher than in Spain. Without taxes, the national average prices named if we refer to the neighboring country “.
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