RON97 to go up another 12 sen

(FMT) – The petrol price for RON97 will surge by another 12 sen from midnight until Oct 4.

RON97 will sell at RM2.79 per litre instead of RM2.67, marking the third consecutive week its price has increased.

The price of RON95 remains at RM2.08 per litre and diesel at RM2.18 per litre.

The government has been subsidising fuel prices to alleviate the cost of living of the people and to stabilise prices, the finance ministry said.

Putrajaya will spend RM173.26 million in subsidies to rein in the price of fuel for this coming seven-day period, the ministry said.