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Increase in average prices of petrol accelerated in March 2024

release | Consumer price index 2024, March

According to Statistics Finland, the average prices of petrol and diesel continued to increase in March 2024 compared to the prior month. The average price with taxes for diesel was EUR 1.9 and for petrol 95, EUR 1.9 per litre. The equivalent average price for petrol 98 was EUR 2.0 and for light fuel oil EUR 1.4.

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  • The annual change of the average price for diesel was -4.0 per cent.
  • The annual change of the average price for petrol 95 was -3.0 per cent and for petrol 98 it was -3.4 per cent.
  • The annual change of the average price for light fuel oil was -0.7 per cent.
  • The monthly change of the average price was biggest for petrol 95 (5.5%) and smallest for diesel (1.6%).


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Average prices of liquid fuels, 2023M03-2024M03

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