CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın carries out the transportation of food products between Istanbul and Izmir with the TIR with the text “Roads End, Price Increases in Palace Administration”. Akın from CHP said, “The bridge and highway fee paid by a truck transporting from Istanbul to Izmir was 988 liras in December, but today it has increased by 20 percent to 2 thousand 366 liras. On the other hand, fuel costs increased by 53 percent from 890 lira to 2 thousand 899 liras on average. If only the road and fuel costs increase this much in 50 days, what should the lorry and truck shopkeepers do? In the AK Party rule, roads end, price hikes do not. The increase in transportation costs is also reflected on the market shelves as a raise,” he said.
CHP; “The Road Ends; He set off today morning for the transportation of food products with a TIR with the text "Raises Don't End". It has been determined that the costs of the transportation carried out by CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın and Uşak Deputy Özkan Yalım by truck between Istanbul and İzmir have increased by 35 percent since the beginning of December due to the increase in highway and bridge fees and fuel prices. Akın from CHP; He gave the following information about the problems experienced by the lorry and truck tradesmen and the rising shelf prices due to increasing transportation costs:
INCREASE IN SHIPPING IS REFLECTED TO SHELF PRICES
AK Parti sözcüThey expect a decrease in shelf prices with the price controls they have carried out throughout Turkey. However, the costs of a basic industry such as transportation are increasing day by day. Intercity transportation costs directly affect shelf prices. Despite the decrease in the exchange rate, transportation costs have been increasing day by day since the beginning of December. The increase in transportation costs also causes an increase in the food products bought by the citizens in the bazaar, market and grocery shopping. In other words, while the government seeks the blame everywhere but itself, it ignores the increase in fuel prices, which causes the cost of living and increases costs in all sectors.
IN THE LAST 50 DAYS, INCREASED 53,5 PERCENT FOR MOTORIZED!
Since the beginning of December, the liter price of diesel has increased from 9 liras and 31 cents to 14 liras and 28 cents today. In other words, fuel prices increased by 50 percent in just 53,5 days. At the beginning of December, the average fuel price between Istanbul and Izmir, amounting to 890 lira, increased to an average of 2 thousand 899 lira today. Similarly, the liter price of gasoline increased from 9 liras and 66 cents at the beginning of December to 14 liras and 4 cents today. Accordingly, gasoline has increased by approximately 50 percent in the last 46,2 days.
HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE FEE INCREASED BY 20 PERCENT
The highway and bridge fees used during the transportation from Istanbul Silivri to Izmir Bornova also increased. 5th class TIR transporting food products along the transport route; Within the scope of build-operate-transfer, they are forced to use toll highways. The highway and bridge fare of the TIR, which reached its destination via the Istanbul-Izmir Highway by using the Osmangazi Bridge over the Northern Marmara Highway, increased from 988 lira at the beginning of December to 20 thousand 2 lira with an increase of approximately 366 percent.
ONLY THE EXPENSE OF FUEL AND ROAD FEE INCREASED 35 PERCENT
Accordingly, at the beginning of December, only the fuel, highway and bridge costs of a TIR transporting between Istanbul and Izmir amounted to 3 thousand 878 liras on average; Today, this cost has increased to 5 thousand 267 liras due to the successive hikes. In other words, only fuel and highway and road toll costs increased by 35,7 percent. In addition to highway and fuel fees, tax, maintenance, Bağ-Kur premium fees and tire prices are taken into account, the increase exceeds 50 percent.