Diesel is expected to drop by 3.5 cents per litre, while petrol is expected to increase by 0.5 cents next Monday, according to Notícias ao Minuto.

These changes come after prices rose at the start of this week: diesel rose by 5.1 cents and petrol rose by 2.1 cents.

The average price of diesel is €1,570/litre, while petrol is €1,685/litre, according to data from the Directorate-General for Energy and Geology (DGEG).

These average daily prices "are calculated based on the prices communicated by the fuel stations, weighted with the quantities sold in the last known period, incorporating the discounts practiced at the filling stations, such as fleet cards and others".