Leclerc is relaunching its fuel operation at cost price for the end of the year celebrations. Find out all the info.
This is news that should delight more than one, as Christmas approaches. From December 18th, Leclerc will propose its sound again fuel at cost, and this until January 2, 2022. A welcome little help for motorists, in a period where expenses are already numerous, and where many of them are getting ready to pack their bags to go on vacation or go on vacation. return to their families, after a year marked once again by the Covid pandemic. This announcement, it is the boss of Leclerc, Michel-Edouard Leclerc himself who made it, at the microphone of our colleagues of RMC / BFM TV: “ We will do it again at this time, because we know that during the end of year celebrations the French will hit the road to visit their families, etc … ».
If the price of fuel has fallen very slightly in recent days, it remains particularly high, with a national average established at 1.50 € per liter for diesel and 1.60 € / l for unleaded 95 E10. . By way of comparison, the prices were respectively posted at 1.26 and 1.34 € during the winter of 2020. A clear increase that we owe among other things to the price of the barrel, but also to the increase in taxes, which whether it is VAT or TICPE, which represent 60% of the price per liter.
As a reminder, the sale at cost price means that the distributor does not earn any margin on the product, which is then sold for the amount that the latter buys it. Leclerc is an expert in this practice, regularly offering this type of operation, the last going back to last October.
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