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Why there is a global shortage of diesel and how it will impact your pocket even if your car doesn’t use it

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The increase in the price of gasoline, as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, has generated concern around the globe, and is deepening the inflationary problem that affects many of the world’s economies.

But there is another fuel derived from petroleum that has become even more expensive – in June it reached its maximum historical price – and is causing even bigger headaches than gasoline.

Its about dieselalso know as diesel or gas oil.

What most worries the experts is that the rise in prices of this distillate is due to there is a global shortage of diesel, something that – they assure – will be difficult to reverse in the short term.