Jakarta – Price Premium Gasoline and Diesel Fuel return increased by Rp 500 per liter. Premium gasoline from Rp 6,400 to Rp 6,900 per liter. While the diesel oil from Rp 6,800, – to Rp 7,300. The price came into effect on March 28, 2015 at 00:00 pm.
To maintain public accountability, government auditors and the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia is involved. The audit covers the realization of the volume distribution of certain types of fuel, special assignments, the amount of the basic price, the cost of the assignment at a predetermined period, the amount of subsidy, to use the difference-more than the retail price.
The decision was taken mainly on the dynamics and development of world oil prices, but the government still consider the socio-economic stability, price management and logistics.
The government continues to follow closely the dynamics of world oil prices and the latest national economy. Under Regulation (Candy) EMR No. 39 of 2014 On Retail Price Calculation of Fuel (BBM), which amended the ESDM No. 4 of 2015, when viewed with increasing average world oil prices and still fluctuating and weakening of the the exchange within 1 (one) month, the retail prices of fuel in general needs to be raised.
“In order to maintain the stability of the national economy as well as to ensure the provision of National Fuel, the Government decided that as of March 28, 2015 at 00:00 pm the price of fuel types Premium Petrol RON 88 in Region Assignment Outer Java-Madura-Bali and type Diesel Fuel Subsidies need to increase the price, respectively Rp. 500 / liter. As for the price of Kerosene otherwise remain, namely Rp. 2,500 / liter (including VAT), “said Acting. Director General of Oil and Gas, IGN Wiratmaja, quoted from the official website of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Friday (03/27/2015).