aFuel prices will rise in 2023. Forecasts indicate that a An increase of 5.5 cents in the case of gasoline and about one cent in the case of dieselaccording to the SIC Notes.
Thursday, Environment and Climate Action Minister Duarte CorderoHe ruled out a sudden cut in the exemption from paying the carbon tax, stating that the government was “working towards a gradual, gradual solution”.
We will not adopt a measure similar to the one adopted in Spain. In Portugal, we are working towards a gradual solution, for the gradual reduction of the carbon tax exemption, so that it is not on the same terms, “the minister emphasized at a press conference on energy prices for 2023.
This week the Spanish executive announced the end of the 20 cents per liter subsidy on the retail price of fuel.
The Portuguese Environment Minister indicated that work is currently underway with the Ministry of Finance to achieve this change.
At the beginning of the month, the ministry headed by Fernando Medina announced that the carbon tax update would remain pending until the end of the year, when the tax rebate on petroleum products was reduced by 3.9 cents per liter for diesel and 2.4 cents per liter for diesel. per liter of petrol.
Thus, taking into account the development in diesel and petrol prices, “these temporary measures reduce the ISP discount by 3.9 cents per liter of diesel and 2.4 cents per liter of petrol. And by 17.1 cents per liter of petrol. ISP discount for diesel and 15.4 cents a liter on the ISP for gasoline,” the December 2 memo reads.
On the other hand, “the carbon tax update will remain suspended until the end of the year,” and “given all the measures in place, the reduction in the tax burden is 27.3 cents per liter of diesel and 24.7 cents per liter of gasoline.”
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