|The prices of oil and petrol climbed nearly VNĐ1,000 (US$0.043) per litre on Saturday. — Photo vietnamplus.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The prices of oil and petrol have climbed nearly VNĐ1,000 (US$0.043) per litre folowing the latest adjustment by Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Saturday.
The ministries review fuel prices every 15 days to adjust prices in accordance with fluctuations on the world market.
Accordingly, the price of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 has increased by VNĐ939 per litre from VNĐ16,272 per litre, while that of RON 95-III is up VNĐ946 per litre from VNĐ17,603 per litre.
The prices of diesel oil and kerosene rose VNĐ959 and VNĐ700 per litre, respectively. The retail price of bio-fuel E5 RON 92 will not be higher than VNĐ17,211 per litre, and that of RON 95 no more than VNĐ18,549.
The ceiling prices of diesel oil and kerosene are now VNĐ15,868 and VNĐ14,885 per litre, respectively. The price of mazut is capped at VNĐ14,083 per kilo.
This is the first time prices have been raised this year.
In the previous adjustment, the price of bio-fuel E6 RON 92 was at VNĐ16,270 per litre while that of RON 95 was VNĐ17,600 per litre. — VNS