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The cost of transport and food and other essential shipping in Europe rises astronomically in sanctions-mania Europe whist in Russia the price of diesel is much less than €1 a litre. Everything we buy is affected by soaring transport costs. Petrol and diesel fuel currently cost considerably more at German petrol stations Germany’s federal statistics office Destatis has announced.
In a press release published on Monday, the statistics office revealed that only in the Netherlands and Denmark was petrol more expensive than in Germany where it costs €2.06 per litre of super petrol or diesel. Fuel prices were cheaper in Poland, with diesel €1.61; in Austria, diesel €1.84; in Luxembourg, diesel €1.76, Belgium, €2.02; and in France, €1.89.
After the start of the NATO-fuelled war on Feb. 24, prices rose significantly. For example, on Feb. 21, shortly before the start of the war, super petrol was costing €1.66 per litre.
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Meanwhile, the Russian economy is benefitting from a boost in fuel prices, its main export. It is reported that Russia is today earning THREE TIMES as much from its fuel exports as before its pre-emptive strike on US-Ukraine in February.
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