People fill up their tank at a gas station where placards read "No unleaded oil" and "Filling up jerry cans is forbidden", Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 in Cachan, outside Paris.

France to allow petrol to be sold at a loss in a bid to curb inflation

The Élysée wants to scrap the 1963 ban on selling fuel at a loss in order to curb rising inflation. Oil industry leaders have strongly condemned the move.

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