Gas prices in Pyongyang continue to fall, NK Pro data shows
Third price reduction this year comes amid speculation of unofficial sanctions relief
Gas prices paid by foreigners living in the North Korean capital recently fell for the third time in a year, July data from the NK Pro Pyongyang Pump Price tracker showed on Monday.
A liter of petrol now costs 1.1 euros – a drop of nearly 14% from the mid-April figure of 1.26 euros – while diesel dropped from 1.5 to 1.32 euros a liter, a figure of about 13% less than the same time last year.
But despite the further reductions, the reduced petroleum price is nevertheless running some 55% higher than in April 2017, the last data point prior to a major fuel
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