If you plan on waiting for the announcement on the next month’s fuel prices this evening, you may be disappointed because it has just been announced that no prior notice will be offered beforehand anymore.
According to The Star, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) Minister, Datuk Seri Hasan Malek, has told reporters that, “We have decided to stop the previous practice of announcing the new prices on the last day of the month. From now, motorists will only know if the prices are going up or down or maintained at midnight."
Previously, the announcement for the coming month’s fuel prices was made at 8pm (usually) on the last day of the preceding month, as today is, for the next month’s fuel price announcement. But given this new report, vehicle owners may have to wait a few more hours for the actual announcement.
Here’s what we’ve been paying at the pumps by each month this year (2015):