In the United States, the retail price of gasoline has reached its highest level against the backdrop of high crude oil prices, and there are concerns about the impact as the demand for gasoline is expected to increase as the number of road trips increases in the coming summer.

According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the average retail price of regular gasoline in the United States as of 16th was $ 4.49 per gallon = 3.78 liters, up 16 cents from the previous week to a new high. Did.



The average retail price of regular gasoline in the United States hit a high for the first time in 13 years and 8 months in March, and then remained high at over $ 4 per gallon, but it is on the rise again. It's getting stronger.



In the background, international crude oil future prices are rising due to economic sanctions on Russia, an oil-producing country that has invaded Ukraine, and gasoline production in the United States has not kept up with demand. I have.



In the United States, it is expected that the number of road trips will increase and the demand for gasoline will increase in the coming summer, and there are concerns about the impact of soaring gasoline prices on the lives of citizens and travel.



At a gas station in New York, visitors say, "It's a ridiculous price. I've never seen it before." And "I'm planning a trip with my friends, but how much will I pay for gasoline?" I was angry because I had never asked for it. "

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