Gas prices rise in four weeks; diesel and kerosene also upGas prices have been rising in the last four weeks.
According to the Korea National Oil Corporation, a liter of gasoline at the pump was on average 1,901.7 won ($1.64) last week. This was 3.7 won higher than the previous week. It was also the first time in six weeks that a liter of gasoline has gone above 1,900 won.
A liter of diesel was up 2.9 won to 1,700.2 won, while the kerosene price was 0.4 won higher at 1,350.5 won.
Gasoline prices were the highest in Seoul, averaging 1,989.4 won per liter, followed by Jeju with 1,968.8 won and Sejong City at 1,913.8 won.
By brand, SK Energy was the most expensive at 1,917.34 won followed by GS Caltex at 1,909.75 won.
A liter of gasoline at S-Oil’s pump was 1,890.61 won, and Hyundai Oilbank was 1,887.75 won.
The government thrift station Altteul was 1,874.57 won.