Enthusiasts Argentina: road carrier strike facing the rise in fuel price

11:20  12 april  2022
11:20  12 april  2022 Source:   rfi.fr

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Avec la guerre en Ukraine, le prix de l’essence s’est envolé, notamment en Argentine, où les transporteurs routiers de céréales sont en grève depuis lundi. (Image d'illustration) © Khaled Desouki / AFP with the war in Ukraine, the price of gasoline has flew, notably in Argentina, where road carriers are on strike since Monday. (Image of illustration)

This is one of the consequences of the war in Ukraine, the flight of gas prices is felt all over the world. In Argentina, road carriers have been on strike since Monday, April 11th. They protest against the rise in the price of fuel and the lack of supply in certain areas of the country.

with our correspondent in Buenos Aires, theo conscious

After alerting, for several weeks, on the risk of gasoline scarcity in full soybean harvest, road carriers went on strike on Monday, April 11. A situation that is no longer tenable for Claudio Henry, Secretary of the Federation of Argentinian Carriers, the situation is no longer tenable: "Two weeks ago, the liter of gas costs 120 pesos. At the end of last weekend, it cost nearly 200 pesos in many places. Service stations have been rationing because supply is insufficient.

rising fuel prices: road carriers organize filter dams

 rising fuel prices: road carriers organize filter dams © Ronan Houssin / Hans Lucas / Hans Lucas via AFP Filter barrage operations are organized Monday all over the country, by road carriers that alert The risk of financial strangulation that constitutes rising fuel prices. Europe 1 went to Lesquin, near Lille, where the employees of an SME hope for new aids. State aid is not enough for these road carriers.

At the official rate, the price of the liter of gas has passed from one euro to about 1.60 euro. An increase that drastically reduced the margin of the carriers, which require freight rates to be renegotiated taking into account

the rise in the price of gasoline . An unlimited time strike "The strike is unlimited, which means that as long as the government does not solve tariff and supply issues, we will not listen to it," explains secretary of the Federation of the Federation. Argentine carriers.

According to the unions, the strike movement is particularly followed. In the port of Rosario, from where 85% of Argentine agricultural exports, truck traffic were ten times lower than normal, Monday.

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After the gasoline price, the diesel price in Germany has now fallen below 2.00 euros. As the ADAC announced on Monday, the gas stations on Sunday demanded average 1.995 euros for a liter of diesel. © Peter Kneffel / DPA Four Zapfpistolen hang on a gas station in the city center. In Europe comparison, Germany has the highest fuel prices. That was a cent less than on Friday. Super E10 cost almost unchanged on Sunday. 1,961 euros.

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