Media: The energy crisis in Spain has led to an increase in wood prices and an increase in demand for heating stoves

El Pais newspaper reported on Tuesday that the energy crisis in Europe has led to a significant increase in the cost of firewood in Spain, as well as an increase in demand for stoves.

she said newspaper According to the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU), firewood prices in Spain have risen by an average of 20-30% in recent months.

At the same time, the newspaper indicated that a similar trend is observed in other European countries. For example, in France, the price of (wood pellets) has doubled, reaching 600 euros per ton, Hungary has banned the export of this product, and Romania has limited the price of firewood for the next six months.

Spain is facing the acute problem of massive price increases.

According to the National Statistical Institute of Spain (INE), consumer inflation in the country accelerated to 10.5% in August, which significantly affected the economic situation of the country’s citizens. The main driver of price growth in Spain was electricity, the price of which rose by 49.4% over the past 12 months.

Source: RIA Novosti

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