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Fuel prices increase by 9.2 percent since beginning of year in Kyrgyzstan

For 9 months of 2018, the fuel in Kyrgyzstan has risen in price by an average of 9.2 percent. The National Statistical Committee says.

Diesel fuel rose in price most of all — by 14.5 percent. Gasoline rose in price by 8.4 percent. At the same time, in September compared with December 2017, the maximum increase in prices for diesel (19.8 percent) and gasoline (11.8 percent) was recorded in Naryn region, and the minimum — in Osh region for diesel (8.9 percent) and Osh city — for gasoline (3.5 percent).

Since the beginning of the year, gasoline A 80 has risen in price most of all in Bishkek — by 16 percent or 5.78 soms per liter.

Price of gasoline A 92 increased the most in Naryn region (by 11.2 percent or 4.33 soms), A 95 — in Issyk-Kul (by 9.6 percent or 4.08 soms) and Naryn (by 9.6 percent or 4.01 soms) regions.

«Prices for gasoline and diesel fuel from October 2017 to August 2018 were steadily rising. A sharp jump in prices for diesel fuel this year was observed in January (by 3.5 percent), gasoline — in June (by 3.7 percent). In September 2018, prices for diesel fuel increased by 0.5 percent, and for gasoline — slightly decreased,» the report says.