Petrol prices drop to 16,405 VND per litre hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: Internet)
Hanoi (VNA) - The prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel were reduced by 391 VND per litre as of 3 pm on December 18, the 5th consecutive cut and the 22nd adjustment so far this year.

The petrol and oil price control joint team of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Finance said with the reduction, the price of RON 92 petrol will not be higher than 16,405 VND (0.72 USD) per litre and that of E5 bio-petrol not more than 15,910 VND (0.7 USD) per litre.

The price of diesel oil also dropped by 1,246 VND per litre, while that of kerosene and fuel oil decreased by 1,136 VND and 942 VND per litre, respectively.

This reduction made the current petrol price 1,400 VND lower than the level at the beginning of this year while the diesel price fell by 6 ,500 VND.-VNA