China urges top refiners to increase LPG output
Updated: 2009-09-10 15:00
China urges top refiners to increase LPG output

China's top economic planner has urged the country's top two oil refiners to step up LPG production to ease recent sharp prices for the cooking fuel, the central television said. The NDRC sets guiding prices for LPG by aiming to keep the price of No.90 gasoline at around 92 percent of the LPG price, Xu Kunlin, a senior pricing official at the agency told state television CCTV.

Even though this month LPG prices in many regions have risen by about 1,000 yuan ($146.4) per tone, or 30 percent, they are still within the government's price range, Xu said


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