Sudan doubles local fuel prices with immediate effect

Vehicles line up for gasoline at a gas station in Khartoum, Sudan, May 4, 2019. (File photo: Reuters)

Sudan has doubled local fuel prices with immediate effect, the acting energy and mining minister said on Tuesday evening.

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Diesel will be sold at 46 Sudanese pounds ($0.8364) per liter, and petrol will be sold at 56 pounds per liter, Khairy Abdel Rahman told a news conference.

They had been sold at 23 and 28 pounds respectively.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 27 October 2020 KSA 21:42 - GMT 18:42