PETALING JAYA: The price of RON97 petrol is up 5 sen per litre, while the prices of RON95 and diesel remain the same for the week starting Saturday (April 13).
In a statement on Friday (April 12), the Finance Ministry said the price of RON97 petrol would increase to RM2.68 per litre, up from RM2.63 per litre, while RON95 petrol and diesel prices are maintained at RM2.08 and RM2.18 per litre respectively.
The Finance Ministry said the new prices would take effect from 12.01am on Saturday (April 13) until April 19.
The ministry said that based on the new Automatic Pricing Mechanism (APM), the prices of RON95 and diesel from April 13 to April 19 should have been RM2.38 and RM2.39 per litre respectively.
"However, the price of RON95 and diesel for the period above is maintained at RM2.08 and RM2.18 per litre respectively," it added.
The weekly fuel pricing mechanism was reintroduced on Jan 5 under the new Automatic Pricing Mechanism (APM).
Under the APM, weekly fuel prices are announced every Friday and will remain in force for one week.