Rising gasoline price adds burden for those already struggling from pandemic fallout

Motorists drive past a gasoline station in Phnom Penh, July 19, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Ministry of Commerce figures show the current retail price is 4,100 riel per liter of regular gasoline and​ 3,650 riel for diesel. The ministry does not include premium, or super, fuel prices but at petrol stations it is averaging about 4,600 riel per liter. For the first two weeks of June, by comparison, gasoline sold at 3,800 riel, and diesel sold at 3,450 riel.