Gasoline prices this year increased by 5%

Moscow. November 11. The growth of retail prices for gasoline in Russia from the beginning of the year amounted to 5%, said Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, speaking at the government hour in the state Duma.

“According to recent reports, this year they’re (gasoline prices) rose by about 5%, which is significantly below inflation,” he said.

The prices for diesel fuel rose by about the same level. “It’s moderate growth, with most of it attributable to the increase in the gasoline tax, and these taxes are moderate for the repair and reconstruction of roads. The linkage here is clear, 100% of the money used for these purposes. The same thing will happen in 2016,” – said Deputy Prime Minister.