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Global fuel prices continue to rise for a third week

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AMMAN — According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the prices of oil derivatives in global markets have risen for the third week in a row of this month, according to data released on Monday by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.اضافة اعلان

The ministry’s figures showed that the price of 90-octane gasoline went up by 3 percent, going from $809.5 per ton in the second week of this month to $834 in the third week, while the price of 95-octane gasoline rose from $833.8 per ton to $869.6, an increase of 4.3 percent.

Diesel prices also increased by 1.1 percent, going from $714.9 per ton to $722.8, while the kerosene prices rose by 1.1 percent, from $747.4 to $755.4 per ton.

The prices of liquefied gas for October picked up by 19.8 percent, going from $664.7 to $796.3 per ton.

Benchmark Brent crude prices also rose in the third week of the current month, from $83.9 to $84.7 per barrel.

Locally, Jordan’s oil bill in the first eight months of this year increased by 16 percent compared with the same period of 2020, according to the Department of Statistics’ monthly report.

Crude oil topped the list of Jordan’s oil imports, amounting to JD468 million, followed by diesel with JD223 million during the January-August period of 2021. This increased the Kingdom’s total imp orts by around 21.3 percent in comparison to last year.

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