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Fuel shortages reported

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022

As several gas stations run out of fuel, a left-wing columnist accuses the government of creating a shortage by maintaining fuel price caps. A pro-government economist, on the other hand, blames shortages on the MOL oil company and calls on the government to place it under state control. READ MORE

Russia cuts oil supplies

Thursday, August 11th, 2022

The crude oil flow through the Friendship II pipeline has been suspended for six days. A business website weighs the options that remain open to Hungary. READ MORE

Fuel price cap scheme narrowed down

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

An investment banker thinks that fuel consumption is unlikely to recede as long as most Hungarians still have access to cheap petrol.


Left-wing weeklies on the freezing of fuel prices

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Two left-wing weeklies condemn the government in unison for freezing the prices of petrol and diesel. READ MORE

Inflation soars, government caps fuel prices

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

A left-wing commentator accuses the government of trying to mitigate an inflation caused, in part, by its own policies. His right-wing counterpart praises the measure as beneficial for consumers and businesses alike. READ MORE