MOSCOW, 4 Oct — PRIME. The cost of AI-92 and AI-95 gasoline at the St. Petersburg International Commodity Exchange (SPIMEX) fell on Tuesday by more than 2%, both brands are now cheaper than 40 thousand rubles per ton, according to trading data.
Gasoline AI-92 on the territorial index of the European part of Russia fell in price on Tuesday by 2.12%, to 37,687 rubles per ton. The cost of the AI-95 brand decreased by 2.38%, to 39,678 rubles. The price of petrol tends to go down in autumn.
Summer diesel fuel has risen in price by 0.26%, its cost amounted to 55,635 rubles per ton. Off-season diesel fuel added only 0.02% (56,685 rubles per ton) in price, while winter fuel lost 3.56% (66,443 rubles).
Aviation kerosene also fell in price – by 0.42%, to 69,428 rubles per ton, and fuel oil – by 3.73%, to 8,680 rubles. Liquefied hydrocarbon gases (LHGs) added 2.74%, reaching a price of 16,014 rubles per ton.
Exchange prices for gasoline of the two most popular brands in Russia – AI-92 and AI-95 – began to decline actively since February. Experts attributed this to sanctions restrictions on the supply of oil and petroleum products to Western countries. At the same time, some surge in prices for both gasoline and diesel fuel was observed in the summer.