Sunday, May 02, 2021

Jet fuel price up 6.7%; petrol, diesel price hike coming soon

New Delhi: Jet fuel price on Saturday was hiked by steep 6.7 per cent, reversing price cuts of last month, while an increase in petrol and diesel prices may be on the anvil as international prices firmed up.

Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was increased by Rs 3,885 per kilolitre (kl), or 6.7 per cent, to Rs 61,690.28 per kl in the national capital, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

Rates vary from state to state depending on incidence of local taxes.

The increase in price comes after two rounds of reduction last month. Prices were cut by 3 per cent on April 1 and then again by Rs 568.88 per kl (1 per cent) on April 16.

01/05/21 PTI/Times of India

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