Cooking gas price rises in the south hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The retail price of a 12 kg cooking gas canister in Ho Chi Minh City and southern localities climbed by 19,000 VND (0,85 USD) to nearly 300,000 VND (13.44 USD) per canister from November 1.

Tran Van Phuc from the Saigon Petro Company attributed the rise to an increase in the October world gas price by 60 USD compared to October 2016 to 415 USD per tonne.

The new price has been informed to local gas distributors and consumers. It has been applied since 7:30am of November 1.-VNA