Low Buying Power, Non-Subsidized Fuel Price Increase Billed by Society

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, February 27 2018 - 18:00 IWST

Suasana Pengisian BBM (Pertamina)
Suasana Pengisian BBM (Pertamina)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Vice Chairman of House Commission VII, Herman Khaeron said that non-subsidized BBM price increase burdens the public. Because the current condition of people's purchasing power is weakening.

"The increase is weighing on the community, of course we will evaluate the extent to which Pertamina upgrades this based on a formula that is agreed by the government tip tip is all in government policy," said Herman in Jakarta, Monday (26/2/2018).

According to him, the government should also consider the purchasing power of people who are weakening. Namely by making fiscal policy to not manakkan the price of fuel.

"If you really want to maintain the purchasing power of the people, the state must issue fiscal so that this price does not rise," said Herman.

PT Pertamina (Persero) has been raising the price of non-subsidized fuel in effect since Saturday, February 24, 2018. Increased fuel types include, Pertamax, Pertamax Turbo, Dexlite, and Pertamina Dex.

The non-subsidized fuel prices in North Sumatera, Bengkulu, Jakarta, Jabar, Banten, Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, Bali, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan and North Kalimantan are set to increase Rp300 per liter to Rp8. 900 per liter from the previous price Rp8.600 per liter.

Similarly, Pertamax prices in Aceh, West Sumatra, Riau, Jambi, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung, Lampung and NTB increased by Rp300 per liter to Rp9,000 per liter compared to Rp8,700 per liter.

Then, the price of Pertamax Turbo type fuel starting on Saturday (24/2/2018) in the areas of Jakarta, Banten, and West Java set Rp10.100 per liter; in Central Java, DIY, East Java, and Bali to Rp10,150 per liter. While in Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Riau, Batam, Jambi, South Sumatra, Lampung, and NTB set Rp10.200 per liter.

Furthermore, Dexlite fuel prices in Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu, Jakarta, Banten, West Java, Central Java, DIY, East Java, Bali, NTB and NTT are set at Rp8,100 per liter. In Jambi, South Sumatra, Bangka Belitung, Lampung, Kalimantan and Sulawesi to Rp8,250 per liter. In Riau, Riau Islands, and Batam Rp8.400 per liter. While in Maluku and Papua set Rp8.550 per liter.

The price of Pertamina Dex in North Sumatera, Jakarta, Banten and West Java is set at Rp10,000 per liter and in Central Java, DIY, East Java, Riau Islands, South Sumatera and Lampung is set at Rp10,100 per liter.

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