No Stop To Rising Fuel Prices in Laos

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The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has announced a fuel price increase across the country to match the rise in fuel prices on the world market, to take effect from yesterday.

This is the second fuel price hike this month, with the first occurring on December 15.

In Vientiane the cost of premium grade petrol has increased to 8,620 kip per litre, regular petrol is now 7,620 kip a litre, and diesel is 6,660 kip a litre.

In Phongsaly province, the price of regular petrol is now 8,350 kip a litre, while diesel has increased to 7,390 kip.

In Luang Namtha province, the price of regular petrol has increased to 7,980 kip with diesel increasing to 7,020 kip.

In Oudomxay province, regular petrol will now cost motorists 8,070 kip a litre and diesel 7,110 kip a litre.

In Bokeo province, the cost of premium grade petrol is now 8,720 kip, while regular petrol is 7,720 kip, and diesel 6,760 kip a litre.

In Luang Prabang province, the cost of premium grade petrol has increased to 9,080 kip a litre, regular petrol is now 8,080 kip, and diesel has increased to 7,120 kip a litre.

In Huaphan and Xayaboury provinces, the price of regular petrol is now 8,020 kip while diesel has jumped to 7,060 kip a litre.

In Xieng Khuang province, the price of regular petrol has increased to 7,810 kip with diesel now costing 6,850 kip a litre.

In Vientiane province, the pump price of premium grade petrol is now 8,620 kip a litre, while regular is 7,620 kip, and diesel 6,660 kip a litre.

In Borikhamxay province, the price of petrol has increased to 7,740 kip and diesel is now 6,780 kip a litre.

In Khammuan and Savannakhet provinces, the cost of a litre of premium grade petrol has jumped to 8,650 kip, while regular petrol is now 7,650 kip, and diesel is 6,690 kip a litre.

In Saravan province, regular petrol is now 7,830 kip a litre with diesel costing 6,870 kip.

In Champassak province, the price of premium is 8,680 kip a litre, regular petrol is 7,680 kip, and diesel 6,720 kip a litre.

In Xekong, Attapeu, and Xaysomboun provinces, the price of regular petrol has increased to 7,860 kip a litre and diesel now costs 6,900 kip a litre.

Source: Vientiane Times

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