This increase in fuel prices at the pump should continue to rise this summer. This trend is boosted by the upturn in economic activity in China and the United States in particular, but also in Europe.
The price of a liter of unleaded 98 gasoline is sold on average in July, € 1.65 / liter in France, an increase of + € 23.4 ct / l compared to July 2020. L ‘increase of 16.5%, testifies to the surge in fuel prices in France, according to data provided by the site carbu.com.
For SP95 (E10), the increase is 17% over the last 12 months. Same phenomenon for diesel which jumped by + € 21.0 ct / l, an increase in one year of 16.8% to € 1.461 / liter at the pump on average.
According to Le Parisien, for example, you have to pay an additional 12 euros for a Paris-Nice trip, in a car running unleaded 95, compared to last year.
The oil-producing countries (OPEC) were due to decide on a future increase in production to relieve the market, but members have still not reached an agreement. Hence the prices at the pump which are not going to fall anytime soon.