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. Updated: 06 Apr 2020, 08: 51 AM IST
- Authentic selling mark of petrol and diesel had been left untouched for the closing 21 days
- Crude oil rates are down about 50% to this level this year
NEW DELHI :
Petrol and diesel prices had been left unchanged this day for the 21st consecutive day. Cities admire Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata, on the different hand, noticed a price hike different between Re 1- ₹1.5 on April 1 resulting from a hike in VAT imposed by hiss governments. Mutter-speed gasoline outlets trust no longer tinkered with their general selling prices since March 16.
In Delhi, a litre of petrol is priced at ₹69.59 per litre and diesel at ₹62.29 per litre this day. In Mumbai, petrol is selling at ₹76.31 per litre and diesel at ₹66.21 per litre. In Chennai, a litre of petrol will price ₹72.28 per litre whereas diesel is now priced at ₹65.71 per litre. In Bengaluru, petrol is now selling at ₹73.55 and diesel at ₹65.96. In Hyderabad, petrol pumps are charging ₹73.97 for petrol and ₹67.82 for diesel. Whilst you happen to could presumably well presumably be in Gurgaon, you trust got to shell out ₹70.21 for petrol and ₹62.08 for diesel. In Kolkata, petrol pumps are charging ₹73.30 for petrol and ₹65.62 for diesel.
All the plot throughout the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the unfold of coronavirus, petrol pumps are allowed to characteristic but highest those the usage of autos for well-known or emergency companies are allowed to exit on the streets. Final month, petrol gross sales fell by higher than 15% whereas that of diesel by nearly 25%.
Amid the lockdown, startups who are delivering gasoline at doorstep are witnessing a surge in query. Numerous petroleum companies and startups honest lately launched diesel-at-doorstep service alongside with Fuelkart by Bharat Petroleum and ‘Humsafar’ by a startup Samridhi within the NCR and different parts of the country.
Within the global market, Brent uncouth oil rates fell as worthy as 12% in early commerce, dropping as tiny as $30.03 a barrel before convalescing to commerce spherical $32 a barrel, Reuters reported. This day’s lumber in uncouth benchmarks came after a solid surge on April 2 and 3, with Brent gaining 38% over the two days because the market reacted to US President Donald Trump’s tweets that a deal to cut output became impending.
(Inputs from agencies)