Consumers want fuel, electricity subsidies back

The Cyprus Consumer Association is demanding the government reinstates two subsidy schemes for fuel and electricity, scrapped in July, as the cost-of-living spirals. The association’s chair Marios Drousiotis is warning that higher

Fuel prices to drop by three cents

Fuel prices are set to decrease by three cents per litre in the coming days, Energy Ministry spokesperson Constantinos Karagiorgis said. “It is expected that in the next few days, either this

Fuel checks beefed up at crossing points

The government will increase checks at checkpoints to stop fuel smuggling from the Turkish-occupied north without violating the Green Line Trade agreement, said President Nikos Christodoulides. President Christodoulides told reporters the government


Stricter checks on fuel smugglers from north

The government will introduce stricter rules at Green Line crossings to clamp down on abuses related to purchasing cheaper fuel from the Turkish-occupied north, said Energy Minister George Papanastasiou. The minister’s statement


Fuel tax freeze coming to an end

Cypriots will see energy costs rise overnight when a freeze on consumer tax on fuel and a government subsidy on electricity bills expire at the end of June. The relief measures introduced

Fuel tax subsidy halved from May

The government has decided to continue subsidising fuel prices at the pumps by extending a reduction on consumption tax for another two months. The Finance Ministry announced on Wednesday that the government

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