Oil declines worldwide but gasoline stays put in Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry on Friday left the price of gasoline unchanged, despite continuing declines in the cost of oil worldwide.
For the week from March 21 to 27 premium gasoline will still cost RD$213.00 and regular RD$188.60 per gallon.
Premium diesel will sell for RD$165.40 and regular RD$157.30, RD or RD$5.10 lower on both; optimum diesel will cost RD$176.70, or RD$ 3.20 less per gallon.
Avtur will cost RD$110.90, or RD$4.70 less; kerosene will cost RD$141.70, or RD$5.20 lower, while fuel oil will cost RD$92.78, or RD$4.30 less per gallon.
Propane gas will cost RD$87.20, or RD$2.50 less per gallon, while natural gas stays unchanged at RD$31.44 per cubic meter.
The Central Bank’s average posted exchange rate RD$44.79 per dollar was used to calculate all fuel prices.