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Petrol prices at record high in India: Check how much it costs around the world

On September 24, petrol prices hit Rs 90.08/litre in Mumbai and Rs 82.72/litre in Delhi. Here's a look at 10 countries where it is the cheapest and most expensive.

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The upswing in oil prices continues as petrol and diesel were at record highs in Mumbai and Delhi as of September 24. The steep rise in crude prices and a falling rupee have had a major impact on fuel costs, but do you know where petrol prices were the highest? Here's a list of the countries where petrol is the cheapest and most expensive. (Note: All price comparisons are on rupee terms only. Global rates as of September 17, 2018 - Image: Reuters)
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The upswing in oil prices continues as petrol and diesel were at record highs in Mumbai and Delhi as of September 24. The steep rise in crude prices and a falling rupee have had a major impact on fuel costs, but do you know where petrol prices were the highest? Here's a list of the countries where petrol is the cheapest and most expensive. (Note: All price comparisons are on rupee terms only. Global rates as of September 17, 2018 - Image: Reuters)

Venezuela | Believe it or not, but a litre of petrol in the South American country costs a paltry Rs 0.71 per litre. In India, it costs over 100 times. | Image shows a corporate logo of state-owned oil company PDVSA at a gas station in capital Caracas. (Image: Reuters)
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Venezuela | Believe it or not, but a litre of petrol in the South American country costs a paltry Rs 0.71 per litre. In India, it costs over 100 times. | Image shows a corporate logo of state-owned oil company PDVSA at a gas station in capital Caracas. (Image: Reuters)

Iran | Cost per litre - Rs 20.85 | A gas flare at an oil production platform is seen in the Soroush oil fields alongside an Iranian flag in Iran. (Image: Reuters)
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Iran | Cost per litre - Rs 20.85 | A gas flare at an oil production platform is seen in the Soroush oil fields alongside an Iranian flag in Iran. (Image: Reuters)

Sudan | Cost per litre - Rs 24.45 | Young men work at a collection point for used oil in the capital Khartoum. (Image: Reuters)
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Sudan | Cost per litre - Rs 24.45 | Young men work at a collection point for used oil in the capital Khartoum. (Image: Reuters)

Kuwait | Cost per litre - Rs 25.17 | A camel herder lets his camels graze at a housing project in Khairan, southern Kuwait. (Image: Reuters)
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Kuwait | Cost per litre - Rs 25.17 | A camel herder lets his camels graze at a housing project in Khairan, southern Kuwait. (Image: Reuters)

Algeria | Cost per litre - Rs 25.89. A Naftal billboard shows prices at the entrance of the fuel station in the highway of Algiers, Algeria. Mentioned below are five countries where petrol prices are the highest. (Image: Reuters)
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Algeria | Cost per litre - Rs 25.89. A Naftal billboard shows prices at the entrance of the fuel station in the highway of Algiers, Algeria. Mentioned below are five countries where petrol prices are the highest. (Image: Reuters)

Barbados | Petrol on the Carribean island is expensive as it costs Rs 140.24 per litre (Image: Reuters)
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Barbados | Petrol on the Carribean island is expensive as it costs Rs 140.24 per litre (Image: Reuters)

The Netherlands | Cost per litre - Rs 148.87 | A car-fuelling robot is seen refilling fuel in a car in Emmeloord, central Netherlands. The robot can refuel a vehicle without the driver even having to leave their seat. (Image: Reuters)
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The Netherlands | Cost per litre - Rs 148.87 | A car-fuelling robot is seen refilling fuel in a car in Emmeloord, central Netherlands. The robot can refuel a vehicle without the driver even having to leave their seat. (Image: Reuters)

Norway | Cost per litre - Rs 148.87 | Norwegian oil company's Statoil headquarters in Fornebu, Norway. (Image: Reuters)
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Norway | Cost per litre - Rs 148.87 | Norwegian oil company's Statoil headquarters in Fornebu, Norway. (Image: Reuters)

Iceland | Cost per litre - Rs 149.59 | Visitors take pictures of the Svartsengi geothermal power plant near the Blue Lagoon hot springs outside the town of Grindavik. (Image: Reuters)
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Iceland | Cost per litre - Rs 149.59 | Visitors take pictures of the Svartsengi geothermal power plant near the Blue Lagoon hot springs outside the town of Grindavik. (Image: Reuters)

Hong Kong | Cost per litre - Rs 156.06 | Logos of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) are displayed at a news conference on the company's interim results in Hong Kong. (Image: Reuters)
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Hong Kong | Cost per litre - Rs 156.06 | Logos of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) are displayed at a news conference on the company's interim results in Hong Kong. (Image: Reuters)

Pakistan | The cost of petrol is relatively lower at Rs 53.94 per litre. The country stands at rank 32 from 167 countries where petrol costs less. | Pictured here is the logo of Pakistan State Oil in Peshawar. (Image: Reuters)
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Pakistan | The cost of petrol is relatively lower at Rs 53.94 per litre. The country stands at rank 32 from 167 countries where petrol costs less. | Pictured here is the logo of Pakistan State Oil in Peshawar. (Image: Reuters)

India | Petrol prices have hit record highs in September. As of September 25, 2018, a litre of petrol costs Rs 90.22/litre in Mumbai. India currently sits on the 88th spot. (Pictured) An oil refinery of Essar Oil, which runs India's second biggest private sector refinery, is pictured in Vadinar in Gujarat, India. (All countries except India's petrol prices sourced from globalpetrolprices.com as of September 17. India's petrol prices sourced from Iocl.com as of September 25) (Image: Reuters)
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India | Petrol prices have hit record highs in September. As of September 25, 2018, a litre of petrol costs Rs 90.22/litre in Mumbai. India currently sits on the 88th spot. (Pictured) An oil refinery of Essar Oil, which runs India's second biggest private sector refinery, is pictured in Vadinar in Gujarat, India. (All countries except India's petrol prices sourced from globalpetrolprices.com as of September 17. India's petrol prices sourced from Iocl.com as of September 25) (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Sep 25, 2018 12:32 pm
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