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Kazakhstan is among 20 countries with cheap gasoline – the Kazakhstan Energy Minister

23 February, 18:09 300
Kazakhstan is among 20 countries with cheap gasoline – the Kazakhstan Energy Minister

Kazakhstan takes the 15th place in the rating including 167 states with cheap gasoline.

Kazakhstan entered the top 20 states with cheap gasoline, the Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan, Kanat Bozumbayev, said at the expanded session of the Board of the Ministry, BNews.kz correspondent reports.

The international rating agency Global petroleum prices every month complies the rating of countries with low prices for liquid fuel. They analyze prizes for high-octane gasoline and diesel fuel. Data of 167 countries of the world was used in the rating.

“Kazakhstan takes the 15th place among the states with cheap gasoline with 56 cents per liter in the rating on gasoline. The average price around the world per liter is 1 dollar 15 cents. The country with the cheapest price for gasoline is Venezuela – 10 cents per liter. The country with the most expensive prices for gasoline is Iceland 0 2 dollars 10 cents,” Bozumbayev said on Friday.

Kazakhstan takes the 14th place – 50 cents per liter for diesel fuel. The average price in the world is 1 dollar and 4 cents.

“Comparing with the CIS states, one can say that gasoline is cheaper only in Turkmenistan – 0.43 cents, and diesel fuel in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan,” the Energy Minister noted.

According to the Ministry, the supply of the internal market with domestic liquid fuel, in particular, with gasoline in general comprises 90% in a year, with diesel fuel – 90%, with aviation kerosene – 70%, and with mazut - 100% traditionally.

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