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 Post subject: Big increase at the pumps ...
PostPosted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:54 pm 
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Does anyone know why there has been such a sudden larger increase at the pumps? An extra 10 cents per litre for diesel.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:08 pm 
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Yup


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7.6c due to new taxes since 1.1.18
$5/barrel increase in crude price since 1 month ago
Exchange rate difference between $ and USD.

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Ah. I see. Well that's a bit of a bummer isn't it ~x(


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Plus a general discouragement to people changing their vehicles - to buy petrol? Shame for those of us who have no intention of changing ......

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thelastoneout wrote:
Exchange rate difference between $ and USD.


I thought it was 1:1 :-)

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Is nothing sacred, even the GPL has gone up 0.04€c/litre to 0.789€c/litre

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niemeyjt wrote:
thelastoneout wrote:
Exchange rate difference between $ and USD.


I thought it was 1:1 :-)

J


Well done that man. I wondered who would spot that.
Should of course have been € to USD.

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$ could be Aussie/Kiwi/Singapore/Hongkong/Taiwanese/Canadian so it might not be 1-1 :-? :-?

I wonder if there's a Trump $ :-s :-s

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