Petrol and Diesel prices in India are revised on a daily basis. With effect from June 15, 2017 petrol prices are revised daily unlike the previous practice of revising petrol prices every fortnight. In India, petrol prices are revised by the oil marketing companies like Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil and Hindustan Petroleum based on the international prices. These prices are revised at 6 am every day.
Petrol & Diesel Price In Mumbai
Final retail selling price in India is the sum of cost of crude oil, exercise duty, VAT and Dealer commission. Domestic petrol prices vary from state to state in India as VAT varies in different states. Retail fuel prices in India end up double the cost of crude oil due to taxes levied by central and state governments. The reason behind difference in fuel rates in different cities is Logistics. Logistics also plays an important role in influencing the retail price of fuel. Petrol and diesel transported to longer distances farther from depots will be priced higher than the places nearer to the oil companiesâ€™ storage areas.
Petrol & Diesel Rate In Delhi
Various factors impact the fuel prices in India. These include Rupee to Dollar exchange rate, Cost of crude oil, demand for fuel and etc. The rupee-dollar exchange ratesare one of the major factors which influence the price of petrol in India. Indian oil companies pay to the oil imported from other countries in terms of dollars, but their expenses are in rupees. The change in the price of crude oil in the international market directly influences the price of crude oil in the domestic market. Prices move higher when international fuel prices gain. The increase in demand for petrol and diesel has also resulted in hike in fuel prices in India.
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