High fuel prices: Cartel Office investigates refineries

Following strong price fluctuations at gas stations, the German Federal Cartel Office wants to take a close look at refinery operators and wholesalers. As the Bonn-based authority announced on Tuesday, it has launched a so-called sector inquiry. “The goal is, in particular, to shed light on the reasons for the recent market and price developments,” explained Andreas Mundt, head of the Cartel Office.

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