Petrol pump prices to rise by 5 per cent
Fuel prices are to increase by 5.1 per cent in November, the Ministry of Energy announced yesterday. A new policy linked to global prices was introduced in 2015 with the set monthly cost announced on the 28th of each month. Special 95 has been priced at Dhs1.79 – up from Dhs1.70 in October, Dhs1.64 in September and 1.62 in August. Super 98 has been priced at Dhs1.90 – up from Dhs1.81 in October, Dhs1.75 in September and 1.73 in August. Diesel is priced at Dhs1.91 – up from Dhs1.76 in October and Dhs1.72 in September . Diesel stood at Dhs2.90 before deregulation.