When Estonia enters the European Union on May 1, duties will rise on imports of sugar, gasoline, bananas and some other exotic fruits, and thus retail prices may, too. According to today's edition of the newspaper Postimees, retail sugar prices are expected to rise in the range of euro 0.4-1 per kilo; banana prices are expected to rise in the range of euro 0.6-1.3 euro per kilo, and gasoline (95 EURO) is expected to rise in price in the range of euro 0.6-0.8 per liter.
As reported by a Rosbalt correspondent, lines were observed today outside Tallin filling stations, and in stores consumers appeared to be stocking up on sugar.
Following Lithuania, Norway has joined the anti-Russian frenzy as well and declared a blockade against the Russian town of Barentsburg. However, Norway has not taken into account the fact that Svalbard is not its original territory