Iraq: Fuel prices

Ongoing shortages of fuel and constant attacks on oil refineries are causing abrupt increases in official fuel prices as well as price hikes on the black market in the capital, Baghdad. A litre of poor quality petrol is now being sold informally for as much as US $1. Many drivers are complaining of the use of water and dyes to increase the volume and make buyers believe that fuel being sold is of a higher quality, Christian Iraq said.

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