France’s fuel discount increases to 30 cents per litre

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France's emergency aid scheme to bring down the price of fuel in the country has been enhanced as of today. Between now and the end of October, the French Government's fuel discount will be 30 cents across all of mainland France. The discount will then reduce as of November 1st to 20 cents until the end of the year.

France’s fuel discount increases to 30 cents per litre
Photo: Benoît Prieur, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

The 30 cents per litre discount that begins today is noticeably more than the previous discount of 18 cents. It also dwarfs the 5p discount on fuel duty introduced by the UK Government earlier this year.

According the French Government’s official website, the fuel discount scheme will work as follows until the end of 2022:

From September 1st to October 31st

  • 30 euro cents including tax per litre in mainland France,
  • 28.25 euro cents including tax per litre in Corsica.
  • 25 euro cents including tax per litre in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte.
  • 25 euros per megawatt-hour (MWh) for natural gas,
  • 48.55 euros for 100 kg net for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG-c).

From November 1st to December 31st

  • 10 euro cents including tax in mainland France,
  • 9.42 euro cents including tax in Corsica,
  • 8.33 euro cents including VAT in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte.
  • 8.33 euros per megawatt-hour (MWh) for fuel natural gas ,
  • 16.18 euros per 100 kg net for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG-c).

Photo: Benoît Prieur, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

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