HA NOI (VNS) — Gas prices rose on the local market yesterday, demanding a further VND18,000 (US$0.9) per canister (12 kg).
Deputy Director of Saigon Petro Gas, Do Trung Thanh, announced the day before in HCM City that the company would be selling gas at a new price of VND408,000 ($19.4) per canister, citing earlier increases in the world gas price of $60 per tonne in November.
Meanwhile one major gas distributor in Ha Noi said the current price of VND370,000 ($17.6) per canister would increase to VND400,000 ($19.04).
Prices have increased by VND34,000 ($1.6) in the four months since June. .— VNS