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Petrol, Diesel Fresh Prices Announced: Check Rates In Your City On December 03 – News18

Fuel rates in India: Petrol and diesel prices today on December 03 (Representative image)

As of December 03, in Delhi, the price of diesel stands at Rs 89.62 per litre.

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today On December 03: The prices of petrol and diesel are revealed daily at 6 am, regardless of whether they have changed or remained constant. This is because the oil marketing companies (OMCs) update their prices based on the international crude oil prices and the foreign exchange rates.

Delhi Petrol & Diesel Price

As of December 03, in Delhi, the price of petrol stands at Rs 96.72 per litre, while diesel is priced at Rs 89.62 per litre.

Mumbai Petrol & Diesel Price

In Mumbai, petrol price on December 03 continued to retail above Rs 100 mark at Rs 106.31 for a litre, while diesel was being sold at Rs 94.27 per litre.

Check city-wise petrol and diesel prices on December 03;

City Petrol Price (Rs/litre) Diesel Price (Rs/litre)
Chennai 102.63 94.24
Kolkata 106.03 92.76
Noida 96.92 90.08
Lucknow 96.57 89.76
Bengaluru 101.99 87.94
Hyderabad 109.66 97.82
Jaipur 108.48 93.72
Trivandrum 109.45 98.27
Bhubaneswar 103.04 94.61

In India, petrol and diesel prices are decided on the basis of several factors such as freight charges, value-added tax (VAT) and local taxes. This leads to the rates being different from state to state.

The fuel rates remain unchanged since May 2022, when the central government and several states had cut fuel taxes.

OMCs change fuel retail prices every day at 6 am in accordance with the price of crude oil throughout the world. Through excise tax, base pricing, and price caps, government controls fuel prices.

Factors Affecting Petrol And Diesel Prices In India 

Crude oil price: Crude oil is the main raw material used to produce petrol and diesel, so its price has a direct impact on the final cost of these fuels.

Exchange rate between the Indian rupee and the US dollar: India imports most of its crude oil, so the exchange rate between the Indian rupee and the US dollar also affects the price of petrol and diesel.

Tax: The central and state governments levy a number of taxes on petrol and diesel. These taxes can vary from state to state, and they can have a significant impact on the final price of petrol and diesel.

The cost of refining: The cost of refining crude oil into petrol and diesel also affects the final price of these fuels. The refining process can be expensive, and the cost of refining can vary depending on a number of factors, such as the type of crude oil used and the efficiency of the refinery.

The demand for petrol and diesel: The demand for petrol and diesel can also affect their prices. If demand for these fuels increases, it can lead to higher prices.

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