In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua
In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua

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Economic gains from cheaper crude imports expected to be offset by increases in consumption tax on petrol and diesel

In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua
In the seven weeks to January 13, Beijing increased the consumption tax on unleaded petrol by 52 per cent to 1.52 yuan per litre. Photo: Xinhua
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