Feb 11, Colombo: Fuel suppliers in Sri Lanka have raised fuel prices in line with the rising global fuel prices.
Accordingly, the state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation effective from midnight Saturday (11) has raised the price of a liter of diesel by Rs. 31 to Rs. 115, price of a liter of Octane 90 petrol by Rs. 12 to Rs. 149 and a liter of Octane 95 by Rs. 12 to Rs. 167.
A liter of kerosene, which was Rs 71 before the increase, will now stand at Rs. 106, an increase of Rs. 35.
The Indian fuel company LIOC also has decided to increase the prices of Petrol and Diesel to match the CPC prices.
Petroleum Minister of Sri Lanka Susil Premajayantha yesterday indicated that prices would be raised but did not give a date for the increase.