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Hungary narrows price-capped fuel scheme and raises windfall tax on MOL

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By Krisztina Than and Anita Komuves BUDAPEST (Reuters) -Hungary has narrowed the scope of eligibility for price-capped fuel and is raising a windfall tax on oil and gas group MOL in its latest batch of measures to tackle the cost of living crisis and pressures on government finances. The prime minister’s chief of staff Gergely Gulyas said on Saturday the measures would narrow eligibility for price-capped petrol and diesel to privately-owned vehicles, farm vehicles and taxis, and would exclude company-owned cars. He said this was needed as MOL’s main Danube refinery goes under maintenance from …

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