Stronger U.S. dollar contributes to higher crude oil prices in international markets

Stronger U.S. dollar contributes to higher crude oil prices in international markets
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17.05.2022

The price of Brent crude oil, the world benchmark, has increased in 2022, partly as a result of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. In addition, a strong U.S. dollar means that countries that use currencies other than the U.S. dollar pay more as crude oil prices increase. Since June 1, 2021, the Brent crude oil price has increased by 59% in U.S. dollars and by 86% in euros.

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