Transportation prices expected to rise in 2018 due to road tolls and fuel excise increase

02. jaanuar 2018

Transportation prices expected to rise in 2018 due to road tolls and fuel excise increase

The year 2018 started with several tax changes in Estonia. The changes mean bigger costs to haulier companies though. The hauliers who fill their tanks in Estonia, will pay more fuel excise from now. Moreover, road toll will be mandatory in addition to heavy vehicle tax in Estonia this year.

There are no advantages nor discounts when paying the road tolls for the Estonian hauliers, despite paying the heavy vehicle tax here.

Furthermore, the world fuel prices are rising. The rise in transportation costs will impact nearly all industries. Freight prices will thus be raising this year, which in turn is expected to increase the prices of all goods and services in Estonia.

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