Gasoline prices to rise for fourth straight month

Published date31 March 2024
AuthorOren Dori
Publication titleGlobes (Rishon LeZion, Israel)
The new price of gasoline will be the highest since NIS 8.08 in July 2022 due to the Russia-Ukraine war. Since the start of 2024, the price of a liter of gasoline has risen by NIS 0.78

In addition to the rising price of oil on world markets and volatility in the shekel-dollar exchange rate, an additional reason for the price rise has been the decision by Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich to restore the previous full level of excise tax on fuel.

Between April 2022 and the end of 2023, the Ministry of Finance reduced excise by varying amounts to keep price controlled 95 octane gasoline...

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