Gas price drops, but diesel price increasesPOSTED: 06/30/11 12:41 PM
St. Maarten – Gasoline prices will fall seven guilder cents, but diesel prices will go up by eight cents on July 1. The new prices were announced on Wednesday.
At the moment unleaded gasoline costs 2.53 guilders per liter. As of Friday the price will be 2.46 guilders per liter. The current price of diesel is 2.07 guilders per liter. The price as of Friday will be 2.15 guilders per liter.
“Due to the volatility in the international oil market, local prices for petroleum products continue to be adjusted according to ongoing developments internationally,” the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Franklin Meyers stated in a press release.