New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for 18th consecutive day on Wednesday as oil marketing companies kept the rates at pause.
Here is looking at the price difference of diesel and petrol in four metro cities on March 17, 2021.
Central government makes up for Rs 32.98 per litre of the price of petrol in Delhi and sales tax or VAT of the state government constitutes Rs 19.55.
For diesel, the central excise adds up to Rs 31.83 and VAT to Rs 10.99. Besides, the price also includes a dealer commission of a minimum Rs 2.6 per litre on petrol and Rs 2 on diesel.
Petrol and diesel prices are revised on a daily basis in line with benchmark international price and foreign exchange rates.
Brent was down 59 cents, or 0.9%, to $68.29 a barrel by 12:52 p.m. EDT (1652 GMT). U.S. crude fell 75 cents, or 1.2%, to $64.64 a barrel. Earlier this month, Brent reached its highest since early 2020, while U.S. crude hit a 2018 high., a Reuters report said.
With Agency Inputs