Fuel prices: proposals to lower the bill


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The fuel budget is increasingly important for the French. So how to reduce the invoice? Avenues are being considered by the various political parties.

After a few weeks of calm, fuel prices again broke records on Saturday June 25. Gasoline and diesel are well above 2 euros, in a Lille station (North), And this despite the discount of 18 euro cents per liter of fuel. Lhe different political parties have their ideas for lowering prices at the pump. Lhe presidential majority is considering a boost for the big rollers.

For their part, the Republicans want to massively reduce the tax on fuel, for a maximum price of 1.50 euros per litre. The National Rally wants to reduce VAT on fuel from 20% to 5.5%. About the Naked, she wanna block prices: less than 1.50 euro the liter. THowever, all these measures would be expensive.Any form of alteration that may be made to these prices is a loss of revenue for the State“, explains Anna Cretiprofessor of economics at the Center for Geopolitics of Energy.

The reduction of 18 euro cents in place since April 1 costs the state 3 billion euros.

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