RON97 down 2 sen, RON95 and diesel unchanged

PETALING JAYA: The petrol price for RON97 will go down by 2 sen per litre to RM2.68 effective midnight.

The prices for RON95 and diesel will remain unchanged at RM2.08 and RM2.18 per litre, respectively.

According to the finance ministry, the actual price for RON95 should be RM2.38 per litre, and for diesel RM2.45 per litre.

The prices are being subsidised to keep the prices of goods low, it said.

The ministry said the government is subsiding fuel prices by RM99.17 million during the May 19 to 24 period.