Petrol prices up nearly 700 VND per litre hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - The retail prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel increased by 680 VND and 668 VND per litre, respectively, from 3:00pm on June 4.

Following a joint decision issued by the Ministries of Industry and Trade and Finance, diesel 0.05S price rose by 608 VND per litre while that of kerosene was up by 650 VND per litre.

This was the fifth hike in fuel prices so far this year with a total increase of more than 2,700 VND per litre.

Accordingly, the ceiling prices of RON 92 and E5 bio-fuel are 16,509 VND per litre and 15,983 VND per litre while the maximum prices of diesel and kerosene are kept at 11,908 VND per litre and 10,297 VND per litre.

The average global price of RON 92 during 15 days to June 4 was 58.111 USD per barrel, up 3.2 USD while that of diesel 0.05S was 57.405 USD per barrel, up 3.6 USD, the ministries said.-VNA