Gas Prices to Rise for Seventh Straight Month

YERUSHALAYIM -
A worker fills gas at a gas station in Yerushalayim. (Kobi Gideon/Flash90)

The maximum price of government price-controlled 95 octane gasoline at self-service pumps in Israel will rise on Monday night at midnight, June 1, by 7 agurot to NIS 6.13 per liter, the Energy Ministry announced Sunday. The surcharge for receiving full-service at pumps from gas station attendants will remain NIS 0.21.

This will be the seventh consecutive month in which government price-controlled gasoline prices have risen. The price of gasoline in Israel has risen from a low point of NIS 4.79 in May 2020, during the early stages of the COVID-19 economic crisis.

The maximum price of government price-controlled 95 octane gasoline at self-service pumps in Eilat where there is no VAT will rise by NIS 0.06 to NIS 5.24 on Monday night. The surcharge for receiving full-service at pumps from gas station attendants in Eilat will remain NIS 0.18.