Fuels continue to increase
The hikes are already worrying.
The Government once again announced increases in the price of fuels, increasing from RD$2.00 to RD$5.00 per gallon.
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Mypimes (MICM) informed yesterday that for the week of the 15th to the 21st of this month, premium gasoline would cost RD$278.60 per gallon, for an increase of RD$5.00; In contrast, regular gasoline will go up RD$4.00, sold at RD$262.50 per gallon.
Meanwhile, the price of optimum diesel will be sold at RD$ 228.10, for an increase of RD$ 5.00 per gallon, and regular diesel at RD$ 208.60 per gallon, for an increase of RD$ 4.00.
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will be offered to the public at RD$ 144.60 per gallon, for an increase of RD$ 2.00.
The only fuel that keeps its price fixed for next week is natural gas, which will continue to sell for RD$28.97.
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce said that the increase is due to the impact and volatility of the increases in international oil prices.