CPC to raise domestic fuel prices next week

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/07
By: Chiu Po-sheng and Frances Huang

Taipei, Feb. 7 (CNA) CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油), the state-owned oil supplier, 201602070021t0001announced Sunday that it will raise domestic gasoline and diesel prices for next week in reflection of a rebound staged by international crude oil prices.

Starting from Monday, the price tags carried by CPC’s gasoline and diesel will be raised by NT$0.6 (US$0.02) per liter after a decision by the company to hike its fuel prices by NT$1 per liter for this week. It is the second consecutive week for the state-run company to adjust fuel prices higher.

CPC calculates its weekly fuel prices based on a weighted oil price formula that is comprised of 70 percent Dubai crude and 30 percent Brent crude.     [FULL  STORY]

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