Petrol and diesel have become an indispensable part of our day-to-day life and any revision in the prices of the petroleum products affects all the major sectors directly or indirectly.
Though the prices of fuel continued to be on the higher side, no large change has been witnessed in the rates of the fuel in different places of Odisha on Friday.
As per the latest reports, customers are reportedly paying Rs 103.47 per litre of petrol in the State Capital while diesel is sold at Rs 95.03 a litre.
In Cuttack , customers are paying Rs 103.56 and Rs 95.12 per litre of petrol and diesel respectively.
As per the fuel rate chart, petrol is being sold at Rs 109.20 in Malkangiri. In Ganjam, petrol costs Rs 104.79 and in Sambalpur the petroleum product is priced at Rs 103.58.
Similarly, petrol is being sold at Rs 104.75 in Bhadrak and Rs 108.23 in Koraput.
India's merchandise exports in June rose by 16.78 per cent year-on-year to USD 37.94 billion while the trade deficit ballooned to a record USD 25.63 billion on account of a steep increase in gold and crude oil imports, according to the government's preliminary data. The trade deficit stood at USD 9.61 billion in June 2021.
Cumulative exports in April-June 2022-23 rose by about 22.22 per cent to USD 116.77 billion while imports increased 47.31 per cent to USD 187.02 billion during the period.