Fuel prices, corona and CO2 tax: where are we going in the new year?
Higher oil price when supply is scarce
Expert expects sideways movement in fuel prices
What role does the CO2 tax play in the fuel price?
In addition to the oil, the rising one plays CO2 price a role every year. According to a study by Prognos, the price of gasoline per liter could rise by 2030 through the rising CO2 tax alone up to 2.50 euros climb that Diesel tariff even to 2.64 eurosAccording to the latest calculations on behalf of the environmental organization Transport & Environment (T&E, Transport & Umwelt). Because with a pure one CO2 price-based market solution would it be necessary to have this on 450 euros / ton to raise.
How the rising price of CO2 affects the price of fuel
How is the fuel price made up?
A big part of the fuel price are taxes and expenses. The energy respectively Mineral oil tax makes 65.45 cents per liter for premium gasoline, 47.07 cents for diesel. In theory, diesel should always be just under 19 cents cheaper. However, because wholesale prices fluctuate, the reality at the petrol station often looks different. According to clever-tanken.de, the difference in September was an average of 0.1614 euros per liter. Then there is the value added tax of 19 percent on the sales price, currently just under 27 cents for Super E10 and around 25 cents for diesel.
In addition, the CO2 price – Without VAT 5 cents for Super E10 and a good 6 cents for diesel. The rest is divided into Price of crude oil and costs for further processing, transportation, gas stations as well as the Profit of the petroleum industry. However, the latter recently emphasized that their margins had not increased.
What will happen to petrol and diesel prices in the long term?
Will gasoline soon cost two euros per liter?
Without an additional price driver is a Petrol price of two euros rather unlikely. With a constant exchange rate of the dollar, the oil price would have to rise to well over 100 dollars, according to ADAC expert Jürgen Albrecht. The oil producers association Opec + has little interest in further increases in prices. In addition, this would make the funding method fracking more attractive, which would further slow down prices through an increase in supply.