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Jordan, August 25, 2020
Int'l oil derivatives prices rise in 3rd week of August

Amman, Aug. 24 (Petra) -- The prices of oil derivatives in global markets have risen in the third week of August, according to data released on Monday by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

The ministry's figures showed that the price of 90-octane gasoline went up by 1.5 percent, going from $398.7 per ton in the second week of August to $404.5, while the price of 95-octane gasoline rose from $412.3 per ton to $417, an increase of 1.1 percent.

Diesel prices fell by 0.8 percent, going from $364.7 per ton to $361.7, and the prices of kerosene also dropped by 1.3 percent, from $342.8 to $338.3.

The prices of liquefied gas for August stood at $350 per ton.

Benchmark Brent crude prices slightly fell from $44.8 in the second week of the current month to $44.6 per barrel this week.

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