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UAE Fuel Prices: Rates On The Rise For October

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UAE fuel prices will rise by an average of 2% in October, according to the latest advice from the country’s UAE Fuel Price Committee.

UAE fuel prices will rise by an average of 2% in October, according to the latest advice from the country’s UAE Fuel Price Committee.

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While that sounds like a sizeable increase, those driving petrol-powered cars are unlikely to see much of a month-on-month difference in prices at the pumps.

Super 98 will cost AED 2.61 per litre in October, up just 0.7% from September’s price of AED 2.59 per litre.

And Special 95 is up just 0.8%, from AED 2.48 per litre to AED 2.50 per litre. As a result, the increase should only amount to a few dirhams when filling up your car.

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However, drivers of diesel vehicles are in for significantly higher fuel costs than they were in September. The price has shot up from AED 2.64 per litre to AED 2.76 – an increase of 4.5%.

While the price increases have been gradual over the last few months, UAE petrol prices are now just a couple of fils off the all-time highs that we saw in June. And indeed, diesel is now more expensive than it was in June.

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