Latest update: fuel prices during August 2016
Average pump prices rose, after recording slight falls in July:
- Unleaded petrol rose by 0.33p a litre (from 111.17p to 111.5p)
- Diesel rose by 0.77p (from 112.04p to 112.81p)
One of the biggest factors in the price changes is the increase in the price of crude oil - it rose $6.01 in the month to $46.28 per barrel
The Sterling/dollar exchange rate averaged $1.31 through the month
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