Petrol prices in Qatar will go up by 5 dirhams from March 1, according to the new price list issued by the Ministry of Energy and Industry.
- Super grade petrol will cost QR1.70, 5 dirhams more than February price, while premium grade petrol price has gone up by 5 dirhams to QR1.60.
- Diesel will cost QR1.55, up by 5 dirhams from February price of QR1.50.
In February the prices were QR1.55 and QR1,65 for premium and super respectively.
The ministry posted the prices on its website in line with the decision to review fuel prices every month, based on international prices.
The ministry announced in April 2016, that it will start pegging the fuel prices to the international market.
When the first list was announced in June the premium petrol was QR1.20 per litre and super was QR1.30 per litre. In June diesel was QR1.40 per litre.
From June to March, the price of super and premium grade petrol has increased by 40 dirhams and diesel by 15 dirhams.
Published on 27 February 2017