Thai truckers will follow the German protest model if the retail price of diesel is not 25 baht by December 1

Apichart Prairungruang, president of the federation, sent a letter to seek a solution to the high fuel prices to Cholnan Srikaew, leader of the Pheu Thai party, and Kittikorn Losunthorn, MP for Pheu Thai who chairs the House committee on energy .

The Land Transport Federation of Thailand has called on the House Energy Committee to resolve the problem of high fuel prices and threatened to step up pressure like this in Germany.

Apichart Prairungruang, president of the federation, sent a letter to seek a solution to the high fuel prices to Cholnan Srikaew, leader of the Pheu Thai party, and Kittikorn Losunthorn, MP for Pheu Thai who chairs the House committee on energy .

Mr Apichart said retail oil prices were rising in the country as there were unfair oil price structures and energy management issues that affected people and oil users both directly and indirectly. .


The federation called on the government and the Ministry of Energy to cap the price of B7 or B6 diesel at 25 baht per liter for one year during the COVID-19 crisis and reduce the excise tax on diesel by five. baht per liter for one year.

If the government does not discuss the matter with the federation by December 1, the federation will copy a demonstration model from Germany by adding 20 liters of oil to its trucks at a time and the trucks will then have to be stop where they run out of fuel. , said Mr. Apichart. (TNA)



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