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Hanoi (VNA) - The joint working group of the Ministries of Industry and Trade and Finance has raised diesel price but kept that of petrol unchanged in their latest regular oil and petrol base price adjustment on April 20. 

Accordingly, the base price of diesel oil will increase by 500 VND per litre to 10,373 VND as from 4 p.m on April 20. 

The base prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel remained unchanged at 14,940 VND per litre and 14,442 VND per litre, respectively. 

Since the beginning of the year, the price of petrol has been adjusted up twice with a total rise of 1,170 VND per litre.

The base fuel prices will be adjusted by the two ministries every 15 days, depending on the fluctuation of world oil and gas prices since the previous announcement and should be in accordance with the government’s Decree 83/2014/ND-CP, and Circular 39/2014/TTLT-BCT-BTC.-VNA