TABLE-China retail gasoline, diesel prices since 2003

Wed Apr 6, 2011 2:56pm IST

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 (Adds latest prices)	
 BEIJING, April 6(Reuters) - China will lift retail prices for gasoline by
500 yuan per tonne and diesel by 400 yuan per tonne from Thursday, a rise of 5
to 5.5 percent, an industry executive said, the second increase this year and
lifting fuel prices to their highest levels on record.	
 China last raised fuel prices by about 4 percent on Feb 20. 	
 NOTE: Rates from Dec. 19, 2008 for gasoline and diesel are retail ceiling
prices and so differ from previous guidance that retailers can benchmark 	
retail prices against, raising or lowering them by up to 8 percent. 	
 Before Nov. 1, 2007, rates were for the southern province of Guangdong, the
country's manufacturing hub and the largest oil consumer by province. 	
 First prices are in yuan per tonne. Prices in parentheses are in U.S. cents
per litre. 	
Date          Product    Change  Pct Change   New Price  WTI     BRENT 	
2011 	
----------------------------------------------------------------------- 	
April 7       Gasoline   +500      +5.6       9,380      108.5   122.5	
                         (106)    	
           Diesel     +400      +4.9       8,530 	
                            (111)	
Feb 20        Gasoline   +350      4.1        8,880      86.2    102.5 	
                                           (100) 	
           Diesel     +350      4.5        8,130 	
                                           (105) 	
------------------------------------------------------------------------ 	
2010 	
------------------------------------------------------------------------	
Dec 22        Gasoline    +310      +3.8       8,530     $89.6 	
                                            (94.8)  	
           Diesel      +300      +4.0       7,780 	
                                            (99.0) 	
Oct 26        Gasoline    +230      +2.9       8,220     $83.9 	
                                            (91.4) 	
           Diesel      +220      +3.0       7,480 	
                                            (95.2) 	
June 1        Gasoline    -230      -2.8       7,990      $74.5 	
                                            (86.6) 	
           Diesel      -220      -2.9       7,260 	
                                             (90.1) 	
Apr 14        Gasoline    +320      +4.1       8,220      $84.3 	
                                            (89.1) 	
           Diesel      +320      +4.5       7,480  	
                                           (92.8) 	
----------------------------------------------------------------	
2009 	
---------------------------------------------------------------- 	
Nov 10        Gasoline    +480      +6.5       7,900      $78.4 	
                                           (83.4) 	
           Diesel      +480      +7.2       7,160 	
                                           (88.8) 	
Sept 30       Gasoline    -190      -2.5       7,420      $66.8 	
                                            (80.4) 	
           Diesel      -190      -2.8       6,680  	
                                            (82.9) 	
Sept 2        Gasoline    +300      +4.0       7,610      $70.4 	
                                            (82.5) 	
           Diesel      +300      +4.6        6,870 	
                                            (85.2) 	
July 29       Gasoline    -220      -2.9       7,310      $68.30 	
                                            (79.6) 	
           Diesel      -220      -3.2       6,570  	
June 30       Gasoline    +600      +8.7       7,530      $70 	
                                            (81.5) 	
           Diesel      +600      +9.7       6,790 	
                                            (84.5) 	
June 1       Gasoline    +400      +6.1       6,930      $66.64 	
                                             (75) 	
           Diesel      +400      +6.9       6,190 	
                                             (77) 	
Mar 25       Gasoline    +290      +4.6       6,530     $53 	
                                             (71) 	
            Diesel      +180      +3.2       5,790 	
                                             (72) 	
Jan 15       Gasoline    -140      -2.2       6,240      $39 	
                                             (68) 	
           Diesel      -160      -2.8       5,610 	
                                             (70) 	
-----------------------------------------------------------    	
2008    	
----------------------------------------------------------- 	
Dec 19       Gasoline   -1,160     -15.4       6,380      $40 	
                                             (69) 	
           Diesel     -1,270     -18.0       5,770 	
                                             (71) 	
           Jet~       -2,400      -32        5,050 	
June 20*     Gasoline   +1,000     +16.7       6,980   $136.68 	
           Diesel     +1,000     +18.1       6,520 	
---------------------------------------------------------------	
2007	
---------------------------------------------------------------	
Nov 1***     Gasoline    +500      +9.1       5,980    $94.00  	
           Diesel      +500     +10.0       5,520 	
 	
Jan 14       Gasoline    -220      -3.8       5,515    $52.99 	
---------------------------------------------------------------	
2006	
--------------------------------------------------------------- 	
May 24       Gasoline    +500      +9.6       5,735     $70.44 	
           Diesel      +500      +11        5,040 	
March 26     Gasoline    +250      +5.0       5,235     $64.26 	
           Diesel      +150      +3.4       4,540 	
       Beijing-Mogas   +460      +9.4       5,370 	
       Beijing-Diesel  +340      +7.9       4,665 	
---------------------------------------------------------------	
2005	
--------------------------------------------------------------- 	
July 23      Gasoline    +300      +6.4       4,975     $58.65 	
           Diesel      +250      +6.0       4,390 	
June 25      Gasoline    +200      +4.5       4,675     $59.84 	
           Diesel      +150      +3.8       4,140 	
May 23       Gasoline    -150      -3.2       4,475     $46.80 	
May 10       Diesel      +150      +3.9       3,980     $52.07 	
March 23     Gasoline    +300      +6.9       4,625     $53.81 	
2004 ---------------------------------------------------------- 	
Aug 25       Gasoline    +240      +5.9       4,325     $43.47 	
          Diesel      +220      +6.1       3,830 	
May 19       Diesel      +280      +8.4       3,610     $41.50 	
March 31     Gasoline    +300      +7.9       4,085     $35.76 	
2003 -------------------------------------------------------- 	
Dec 8        Gasoline    +200      +5.6       3,795     $32.10 	
           Diesel      +180      +5.7       3,330 	
July 1       Gasoline     +90                 3,595**   $30.40 	
May 12       Gasoline    -290      -7.7       3,474     $27.35 	
           Diesel      -260      -7.6       3,143 	
Feb 11       Gasoline    +190      +5.3       3,764     $35.44 	
           Diesel      +170      +5.3       3,403 	
Jan 1        Gasoline                         3,574     $31.20 	
           Diesel                           3,233 	
 ---------------------------------------------------------------- 	
 * June 20 prices given are reached by updating nationwide averages given 	
by the NDRC last November. 	
 ** Prices between May and July 2003 are adjusted slightly to make uniform 	
throughout the country and due to rounding. 	
 *** Prices for Nov. 1, 2007, are nationwide averages. 	
 ~ Dec. 19 rate for jet kerosene is ex-refinery and so differs from previous 	
retail guide prices. 	
 Sources: National Development and Reform Commission, oil companies, industry	
sources.	
	
 (Reporting by Chen Aizhu and Jim Bai; Editing by Chris Lewis)	
 	
 

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