North Korea gas prices increase sharply amid coronavirus measures: data
Daily NK data shows sharp increase, while NK Pro data remains mostly static
North Korean diesel and petrol prices increased sharply as authorities adopted a range of measures to stop the spread of the novel Coronovirus, data obtained by the Daily NK and analyzed by NK Pro indicated on Thursday.
Prices obtained from three cities throughout the DPRK showed a significant increase in unofficial energy prices between January 27 and February 6.
Diesel increased by 35.5% to 10,571.667 KPW per kilo, while petrol increased by 17.47% to 14,933 KPW per kilo, nationwide figures showed.
The increases come as North Korean authorities from January 21 began introducing a range of increasingly extreme public healthcare
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