Wholesale petrol, kerosene and diesel prices have increased by 3.88 seniti/litre, 8.69 seniti/litre and 9.62 seniti/litre respectively. All price changes include consumption tax.
Retail petrol, kerosene and diesel prices on Tongatapu are $3.01 per litre, $2.07 per litre, and $2.94 per litre respectively.
The increase in prices was approved by the Tonga Competent Authority.
According to the TCA, the new prices are the maximum prices allowable for petrol, kerosene and diesel. The authority said the price increase is due to an increase in overseas pricing.