Sri Lanka revises fuel prices: Diesel not increased

Oct 10, 2018 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s government increased the prices of petrol and super diesel with effect from midnight Wednesday.

Issuing a statement the Ministry of Finance said the price of 92 octane petrol will be increased by six rupees to 155 rupees a litre.

95 octane petrol will go up by eight rupees to 169 rupees a litre while and super diesel will also increase by eight rupees to 141 rupees a litre.

The government in order to reduce the adverse effect on the people especially the Transport and Fisheries sector has decided not to increase the price of auto diesel, though it needs to be increased by 11 rupees per liter under the Fuel Price Formula, the statement added.