Chinanews Client Beijing, January 15th (Reporter Zhang Xu) On the 15th, domestic oil prices ushered in a "five consecutive rise".
According to a notice from the National Development and Reform Commission, starting at 24:00 on January 15, the increase will be 185 yuan per ton of gasoline and 180 yuan per ton of diesel.
This is also the first price adjustment of domestic oil prices in 2021.
Data map: A private car owner is refueling at a gas station in Taiyuan, Shanxi.
Photo by Wei Liang issued by China News Agency
According to agency calculations, the equivalent of 89 gasoline and 92 gasoline will increase by 0.14 yuan per liter, the 95 gasoline will increase by 0.15 yuan per liter, and the 0 diesel will increase by 0.15 yuan per liter.
Accumulating the price adjustments at the end of 2020, after the implementation of this price adjustment, it is the first "five consecutive increase" of the current price adjustment mechanism since its implementation in the spring of 2013.
Since the current round of pricing cycle, U.S. crude oil inventories have fallen successively, Saudi Arabia has actively committed to expanding production at the OPEC meeting, and the U.S. will launch a new round of fiscal stimulus policies. International crude oil futures prices have risen one after another. New high in the past 11 months.
According to Longzhong Information's calculations, after the price adjustment, the price of car diesel in most areas of the country is around 6.1-6.2 yuan/liter, and the retail price of 92# gasoline is 6.1-6.3 yuan/liter.
The price adjustment will increase the fuel cost of private car owners.
"After this price adjustment, based on an ordinary private car with a fuel tank capacity of 50L, car owners will spend about 7 yuan more to fill a tank of fuel." Longzhong Information crude oil analyst Xu Wenwen said, "The average large-scale logistics transportation vehicle with a full load of 50 tons For every 1,000 kilometers, fuel costs increase by about 60 yuan."
The next domestic oil price adjustment window will be opened at 24:00 on January 29, 2021.
Jin Lianchuang analyst Wang Shan believes that because the global epidemic is still accelerating, and OPEC's implementation rate of production cuts is being tested, the momentum for continued sharp increases in crude oil prices is weakening.
However, it is expected that a new round of reference rate of change in domestic oil prices will continue to start, and the corresponding adjustment range of gasoline and diesel retail prices is about 100 yuan/ton. The probability of the next round of price adjustments still exists.
Longzhong Information crude oil analyst Li Yan also holds the same view.
"At present, Saudi Arabia has promised to provide strong support for additional production cuts in February and March, and US President-elect Biden announced that he will launch a new large-scale economic stimulus plan. This has boosted market confidence and positive factors still have the upper hand. It is expected that the probability of the next round of domestic oil prices will increase." (End)