• Foreigners pay more for gas in Hungary. It risks an EU fight

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    Hungary has placed price caps on fuel and some food and imposed special taxes on industries as the governments tries to ease an economic downturn and the highest inflation in nearly 25 years. But some affected companies, like budget airline...
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  • Foreigners pay more for gas in Hungary. It risks an EU fight

    Foreigners pay more for gas in Hungary. It risks an EU fight

    10 days ago - By Chron

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary has discounted the price of gasoline at the pump. But not if you have a foreign license plate.
    It's also taxing what it calls “extra profits” of industries including airlines, with carriers like Ryanair and EasyJet increasing ticket prices to cope.
    The nationalist government argues that it's trying to ease an economic downturn and the highest inflation in nearly 25 years amid Russia's war in Ukraine, but the unusual moves by the central European country are alienating companies and threatening a renewed standoff with the European Union.
    With these...
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