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UK’s Kwarteng Calls For Urgent Review of Retail Fuel Market

  • Business secretary cites consumer frustration with high prices
  • Relief measures aren’t always seen in retail market, he said
Fuel prices at gas station on the M62 motorway near Manchester, on June 11.

Fuel prices at gas station on the M62 motorway near Manchester, on June 11.

Photographer: Anthony Devlin/Bloomberg

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UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said he has asked the Competition and Markets Authority to urgently review the retail fuel market to assess whether it has hurt consumer interests amid rising prices.