Pyongyang petrol prices fall to lowest levels since April 2017: data
Cost of diesel remains stable, however
The cost of petrol paid by foreigners in North Korea’s capital city Pyongyang dropped by 16 euro cents per liter this week, the lowest price registered since April 2017, data from the NK Pro Energy Index shows.
The price of petrol recorded in the city had remained steady at 1.21 euros per liter for at least three months prior between October 15, 2018, and January 21 this year.
However, NK Pro data reported on January 28 shows a just over 13% reduction, with petrol falling to 1.05 euros per liter.
Prior to January 28, the lowest-cost registered by NK Pro was a
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