ECONOMY

Fuel in Greece is Europe?s second most expensive

The price of gasoline and diesel in Greece is the second highest in Europe, according to the monthly price survey conducted by the Automobile and Touring Club of Greece (ELPA) this month.

The average price per liter for both kinds of fuel remained stable in Greece compared with last month, at 1.593 euros for gasoline and at 1.391 euros for diesel.

The highest gasoline price in Europe was recorded in the Netherlands this month, where the average rate was 1.657 euros per liter.

The lowest in Europe is in Belarus, at 0.783 euros per liter and in the European Union it is in Luxembourg, at 1.253 euros per liter. The only country to have an average price for diesel above that of Greece?s is the Republic of Ireland, at 1.399 euros per liter.

The cheapest rate is to be found in Belarus again, at 0.624 euros per liter, with Andorra at 1.032 euros per liter and Luxembourg at 1.148 euros per liter.

However, drivers will not be able to fill their tanks on Wednesday in Greece, as fuel station owners have called a 24-hour strike.