Pakistan petrol price 18th lowest in the world
7 October update: For the past eight months, petrol price in Pakistan has consistently been one of the lowest in the world, and in South Asia region.
See 7 October prices in the graphic at the bottom.
With the March price of Rs 62.77 per litre, Pakistan becomes the 18th cheapest country in the world in terms of petrol price. Pakistan petrol price is also the lowest in South Asia.
With Rs 23.57/litre, Kuwait petrol is the world’s cheapest, followed by Saudi Arabia at Rs 26.21/litre. Iran is at Rs 43.39/litre.
Pakistan’s travel infrastructure
Mass-transit transport in urban Pakistan starting to get a facelift
Take a Metro bus from Pindi to Islamabad and pay 20¢
Lahore awaits its Orange Line Metro Train
e-ticketing on Green Line train from Islamabad to Karachi
Karachi to get Green Line bus service by end-2017
Karachi may have Yellow Line bus service in 2 years
Petrol in Hong Kong is the most expensive in the world (Rs 186.73/litre), three times more than Pakistan.
USA is at Rs 57.43/litre. UK is at Rs 151.95/litre.
India is at Rs 93.06/litre. Bangladesh petrol is the most expensive in the South Asia region at Rs 134.87/litre.
Pakistan: The brighter side
Harvard predicts Pakistan GDP to grow by 5% over next 10 years
Pakistan is the world’s fastest-growing Muslim economy: The Economist
Pakistan GDP set to grow by 5.3% by 2020: IMF
World Bank projects 5.4% growth for Pakistan in 2018
$10B TAPI natural gas pipeline to be operational in 2020
Pakistan is less corrupt than last year. This is good news. What’s the bad news?
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: A timeline
China’s world-reshaping One Belt, One Road (OBOR)
It’s the economy, stupid
Regional countries with higher petrol prices than Pakistan are (PKR per litre):
Sri Lanka: 92.45
The graph above from MyTravelCost.
You can also check out petrol prices, updated every week here.
Petrol prices per litre in PKR in Saarc countries on 21 November 2016:
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