Facts About Fuel Pricing

Facts about fuel pricing

  • What makes up the price of fuel at the pump?

  • How do petrol prices in the UK compare with petrol prices in Europe?

  • How do diesel prices in the UK compare with diesel prices in Europe?

  • Why is there a difference between diesel and petrol prices?

  • What is the current and historical rate of fuel duty in the UK?

  • What are the fuel duty and VAT rates in each EU country?

  • What is the total share of taxation within petrol and diesel in each EU country?

What drives fuel prices? 

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