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All product prices increase significantly for June and July

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa ,19/06/2018

The taxi drivers in Tongatapu have requested to increase the price of their services to the public due to an increased in the prices of petroleum products in month of June and July.

Vaka Manakofua from Hala Tupou Lahi Taxi believes when the petroleum prices are increased, the price of their services should also increased because they rely on fuels for their operations.

Other taxi driver have voiced similar opinions because their operation heavily relied on fuels.

The Tonga Competent Authority has approved the new petroleum prices for June and July 2018 and it was effective yesterday Monday, 18th June 2018.

Wholesale petrol price has increased by 14.93 seniti per litre, and the new retail price in Tongatapu has increased to $2.90 seniti per litre.

Wholesale kerosene price has increased by 11.48 seniti per litre and new retail price is $2.15 seniti.

Wholesale price for diesel has also increased by 13.19 seniti per litre and the new retail price is $2.94 seniti per litre.

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