February petrol prices in Malaysia down


PETALING JAYA: Here's some good news. Petrol prices from Feb 1 have been revised downwards from its January prices.

For the second month of 2016, RON95 will be priced at RM1.75 per litre (10 sen less from January), RON97 at RM2.05 (less 20 sen) while diesel will go on sale at RM1.35 (S$.046).

The price Euro 5 diesel will also go down by 15 sen to RM1.45.

Petrol Dealers Association of Malaysia president Datuk Hashim Othman confirmed the new pricing when contacted.

The Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry decided to set the prices of petrol and diesel on a managed float system from Dec 1 last year following a removal of all fuel subsidies.

Since then, fuel prices have been going down as world prices also took a beating.

January prices saw a reduction from the December prices with RON95 selling at RM1.85 per litre (RM1.95 in December), RON97 at RM2.25 (RM2.45), diesel RM1.60 (RM1.90) and Euro 5 diesel RM1.70 (RM2).