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Household gas prices fall across the EU

Household gas prices fell by 6.3% on average in the 28 EU countries between H1 2016 and H1 2017.
By Staff reporter 30 November 2017 0 28624

Household gas prices fell by 6.3% on average in the 28 EU countries between H1 2016 and H1 2017, to €5.8 per 100 kWh ($6.9 per 100 kWh), Eurostat said on Wednesday.

"Among Member States, household gas prices in the first half of 2017 ranged from less than €3.5 per 100 kWh in both Romania and Bulgaria to slightly above €8 per 100 kWh in Denmark and €12 per 100 kWh in Sweden," said the statistical agency.

Household electricity prices fell by just 0.5%.

Taxes and levies averaged...