All fuel prices climb, except natural gas
Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry on Fridayposted fuel prices for the week October 1 to 7, when premium gasoline will costRD$198 per gallon, an increase of RD$1.60, while regular gasoline will cost RD$182.80,an increase of RD$1.80;
Regular diesel will cost RD$142.30, or RD$1.30 more;optimum diesel will cost RD$154.90, an increase of RD$1.40; avtur will cost RD$101.80,or RD$1.00 higher; kerosene will cost RD$125.60, or RD$1.00 more and fuel oilwill cost RD$ 82.33, or RD$1.20 more per gallon.
Propane gas will cost RD$92.70, or RD$1.40 more per gallon,while natural gas remains unchanged at RD$23.22 per cubic meter.
Industry and Commerce said the Central Bank’s posted averageexchange rate of RD$46.27 per dollar was used to calculate all fuel prices.