Chinanews client, Beijing, February 18 (Reporter Zhang Xu) According to the National Development and Reform Commission, starting at 24:00 on February 18, the price of gasoline and diesel will be increased by 275 yuan per ton of gasoline and 265 yuan per ton of diesel.

  According to the agency's calculations, the price increase of 89 gasoline is increased by 0.2 yuan per liter, 92 gasoline is increased by 0.21 yuan per liter, and the 0 diesel is increased by 0.23 yuan per liter.

This price adjustment has also become the first "seven consecutive increase" of the current price adjustment mechanism since its implementation in the spring of 2013.

Citizens refuel their cars in the gas station.

Photo by Zhou Yi

  Since this pricing cycle, OPEC+ has insisted on its production reduction policy, the promotion of the new crown virus vaccine and the optimistic trend of the US economic stimulus plan, and other good news have continued, and international oil prices have risen to a 13-month high.

  This price adjustment is the third price adjustment in 2021, and the cumulative price adjustment at the end of 2020 is the first "seven consecutive increase" of the current price adjustment mechanism since its implementation in the spring of 2013.

  Longzhong Information analyst Xu Wenwen said, "Calculated based on an ordinary private car with a fuel tank capacity of 50L, after this price adjustment, car owners will spend about 10.5 yuan more to fill a tank of fuel."

  Xu Wenwen introduced that after this round of price adjustments, the price of car diesel in most areas of the country is around 6.4 yuan-6.5 yuan / liter, and the retail price of 92 gasoline is limited to 6.4 yuan-6.6 yuan / liter.

The price adjustment will increase the fuel cost of private car owners.

The picture comes from Longzhong Information.

  The next domestic oil price adjustment window will be opened at 24:00 on March 3, 2021.

  Zhuo Chuang Information believes that before the OPEC production reduction meeting at the end of February, the progress of OPEC + production reduction will be maintained, and the public health incident has a clear turning point, which will continue to support international oil prices to maintain a relatively strong consolidation. The next round of domestic refined oil retail prices may be positive. Start.

  Li Yan, an analyst at Longzhong Information, believes that “favorable factors in the international crude oil market have the upper hand during the Spring Festival. The market continues to look forward to US fiscal stimulus measures. The expected tightening of supply brought by OPEC + production cuts is still expected. In addition, the cold wave in the US suppresses crude oil production. The new crown virus vaccine continues to advance, and it is expected that the next round of refined oil price adjustments will have a higher probability." (End)