The price of petrol in Pakistan is likely to increase by Rs 3.55 per litre. While the price of diesel may increase by 0.82 rupees per liter. On October 16, the caretaker government had reduced the price of petrol by Rs 40 and diesel by Rs 15 per litre.
However, due to the increase in oil prices at the global level, there is a possibility of an increase in the prices of petrol and diesel in Pakistan as well. It should be noted that international petrol and diesel prices have increased by $3.14 and $1.14 per barrel respectively. On the other hand, due to the tension in the Middle East in the global market, rising oil prices have stopped.
According to foreign media reports, the price of British crude oil fell below the level of 90 dollars and the price of American crude oil fell below the level of 84 dollars per barrel after fears of a decrease in the supply of oil in the world market.
Oil prices fell by more than two percent. It has been reported that the price of British crude oil per barrel is trading at the level of 88 dollars while the price of American crude oil is trading at the level of 83 dollars. It should be noted that until a few days ago, the price of crude oil in the world market reached the level of 80 dollars per barrel.
However, due to the tense situation in the Middle East, there were fears that the supply of oil in the world market would be affected. After which oil prices increased significantly and by last week the prices went above the level of 90 dollars per barrel.
It should also be remembered that until a few weeks ago, due to the balance of oil supply and demand in the world market, the price of oil per barrel had fallen to the level of 65 dollars.
However, Saudi Arabia announced a reduction in oil production, due to which the prices of crude oil in the world market started to fly high again. Experts were predicting that by the end of this year, the price of oil per barrel could go up to 100 dollars.