Agip to open four new petrol stations in Hungary this year, more in 2007

Food

Italian fuel retailer Agip will open four new petrol stations in western Hungary this year and will expand in the east of the country next year, the company said on Thursday.

Agip bought three petrol stations in the western part of the country in summer at an average investment of Ft 350 million, and will open one more this autumn. The latter is a franchise member.
The company expects to sell an annual 3-4 million liters of fuel at each station. According to its own figures, Agip has a 6%-7% share of Hungary's retail fuel market, selling more than 3 billion liters of fuel a year. The company also controls 10% of the lubricants market and almost 10% of the wholesale fuel market.
According to the Central Statistics Office (KSH), there were 2,162 petrol stations operating in Hungary at the end of March.

ADVERTISEMENT

Századvég raises GDP forecast to 7.8% Analysis

Századvég raises GDP forecast to 7.8%

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries Elections

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries

New editor-in-chief at Betone Studio Appointments

New editor-in-chief at Betone Studio

Budapest leaders make public transport free for under-14s City

Budapest leaders make public transport free for under-14s

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.