A new table of fuel prices was released, recording an increase, and it came as follows:
Gasoline 95 octane: 568,000 Lebanese pounds, an increase of 6,000 pounds.
Gasoline 98 octane: 580,000 Lebanese pounds, an increase of 6,000 pounds.
Diesel: 658,000 Lebanese pounds, an increase of 7,000 pounds.
Gas: 320,000 Lebanese pounds, an increase of 3,000 pounds.
Member of the of Gas Station Owners’ Syndicate , George Brax said that Global oil markets are living in a state of confusion and a loss of investor confidence, due to general fear of a decline in demand due to the global economic downturn, and despite the lack of quantities offered in international markets and what resulted from the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Producing Countries “OPEC” about increasing its production by only one hundred thousand barrels per day for the month of September