Bangladesh fuel prices: 'I might start begging in the street'

August 14, 2022 5:53 pm

[Source: BBC]

Bangladesh, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, has raised fuel prices by more than 50% in just a week.

It blames rising oil prices in the wake of the war in Ukraine.

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest, as another South Asian nation faces a growing financial crisis.

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An unexpected rise in fuel prices in Bangladesh has seen petrol prices go from 91 cents a litre, to $1.37.

Diesel and kerosene have also risen by 42.5%.