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Gov't spending RM100m a week to maintain RON95 prices, says minister

Alyaa Alhadjri
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PARLIAMENT | The government has to spend an average of around RM100 million a week to retain the pump price of RON95 at RM2.08 a litre, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

"On the weekly cost to retain the pump price of RON95 at RM2.08 a litre, the Finance Ministry estimated that RM99.76 million is needed based on the real pump price of RM2.37 a litre for the week between Oct 12 and Oct 18...

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