Petrol price hiked by `3.38 a litre, diesel by `2.67

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Press Trust of In­dia ht­metro@hin­dus­tan­times.com

Petrol price was on Wed­nes­day hiked by a steep Rs3.38 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.67 a litre, re­vers­ing a two-month de­clin­ing trend.

Petrol will cost Rs68.40 a litre in Mum­bai from Thurs­day, up from Rs65.03 a litre. Sim­i­larly, a litre of diesel will cost Rs58.48 a litre as against Rs55.58.

The hike in fuel price, ne­ces­si­tated by a 13% rise in in­ter­na­tional oil rates in the last fort­night, comes on the back of four re­duc­tions.

Rates were last cut by Re1 a litre in case of petrol and Rs2 in diesel on Au­gust 16.

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