Alekperov predicted 10% growth for gasoline in the current year

Moscow. January 28. Gasoline prices in Russia in 2016 could grow by no more than 10%, said the head of “LUKOIL” Vagit Alekperov.

He noted that the cost of gasoline the price of oil is 9%, the rest is tax component. So

“So today, the influence of oil prices is absolutely not essentially at the price of a liter of gasoline. Plus, from 1 January to replenish road funds, 2 ruble increased excise taxes”, – Alekperov said on the TV channel “Russia 24”.

According to him, companies have shifted the cost on to consumers, so the price of gasoline can affect only inflation components. Alekperov I am sure that this year the price of gasoline will eventually rise by no more than 10%.

Therefore, we believe that only inflation settings can affect the cost of gasoline. But we don’t think this year more than 10% will raise the cost of gasoline”, – said the head of “LUKOIL”.