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Govt raises fuel prices to adjust with int'l market

Govt raises fuel prices to adjust with int'l market

The government has increased the prices of diesel, kerosene, petrol and octane adjusting the prices with the global market. The government increased the fuel prices due to devaluation of Taka against U.S. dollar and the new prices will come into effect on Jun 1, said a press release on Friday (May 31).

At the consumer level, the newly adjusted price of diesel and kerosene is Tk 107.75 per liter as Tk 0.75 has been increased per liter while the price of petrol is Tk 127 per liter after an increase of Tk 2.50 per litre. The adjusted current price of octane is Tk 131 per liter as Tk 2.50 has been increased per liter, the release added.

The government has been adjusting fuel price every month on the basis of fuel price in global market since March, 2024.