Petrol prices up over 500 VND per litre hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source:VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) -
The prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel increased 518 VND and 551 VND per litre, respectively, as from 5 p.m. on April 5.

Prices of diesel oil, paraffin and mazut remain unchanged.

This is the second upward adjustment of petrol prices this year, pushing the cost up by more than 1,170 VND per litre in total.

Following a joint decision issued by the ministries of Industry and Trade, and Finance, the ceiling prices of RON 92 petrol and E5 bio-fuel will be 14,940 VND and 14,442 VND per litre, respectively.

The maximum prices of diesel oil and paraffin are maintained at 9,873 VND and 8,905 VND per litre.

E5 bio-fuel and diesel oil were among commodities selected to be subsidised by the Price Stabilisation Fund.-VNA