MINSK, October 16 (Itar-Tass) —— The Belarussian company Belneftekhim on Sunday confirmed the new prices for oil products. It is the tenth gasoline price rise in the country this year and the second this month.
Normal-80 is sold for rbls 4,740 (dlrs 0.83) a litre, Ai-92 for 4,970 (0.87), Ai-95 for 5,360 (0.94) and diesel fuel for 5,360 (0.94). Thus, the retail prices for gasoline sold at filling stations rose three percent and five percent for diesel fuel.
The prices are revised with the aim to enhance the efficiency of work of oil refineries, a company source explained.
The previous rise was on October 1. The increase was explained by the currency purchase at an additional session and the need to even prices stage by stage in the Customs Union.