Gas prices in N. Korea increase 83%, Pyongyang residents say
Multiple sources report huge pricing spike following three months of petroleum product stability
Gas prices in Pyongyang have shot up by at least 83% in the past three days, foreign residents of the city confirmed to NK News on Saturday, following months of otherwise sustained petroleum product pricing in the North Korean capital city.
The pricing spike, which is impacting petroleum and diesel fuel sales equally, according to NK News data, comes following rumors China had been considering a halt of all crude oil sales to the DPRK, a precursor of both petroleum products.
“Yes, they raised it by 83%, my accountant calculated it,” one foreign resident told NK News
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