Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Fuel Price Increase Postponed
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali

+62 (0)812 3819724
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Fuel Price Increase Postponed

Government to Delay Restrictions on the Sale of Subsidized Premium Fuel Until August or September

Bali News: ndonesia, fuel prices, premium, Pertamax, Evita Hernawati Legowo, subsidized, non-subsidized, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, director-general of Oil and Gas, Hatta Rajasa,
Click Image to Enlarge


Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Hatta Rajasa, has confirmed that steps to limit the consumption of non-subsidized premium gasoline for private vehicles will not be introduced on May 1, 2012, as originally announced.

As reported by [See: May Day May Prove Expensive] the government originally intended that all private vehicles with engine capacities greater than 1,500 cubic centimeters would be required to by non-subsidized Pertamax fuel on May 1st.

As reported by Bali Post, Hatta says the government must still make proper preparations and socialize to the people the coming change in fuel policy.

In the end, Hatta explained, steps must be take to reduce the consumption of subsidized fuel to keep the amount of subsidized fuel in 2012 below 40 million kiloliters. Hatta warms: “If there is not a policy and if there is not control, then the energy subsidy will reach Rp. 340 trillion (US$37.8 billion). This will in turn push the budget deficit above 3 percent.”

Hatta said of equal importance in preparing for the new fuel policy was determining which vehicles will still be allowed to purchase subsidized premium fuel. He suggested that one system under consideration is the use of stickers.

The coordinating minister explained that the government would not be reckless in their preparations for the reduction in the use of subsidized fuels.

The director-general of Oil and Gas from the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Evita Hernawati Legowo, explained that the elimination of the fuel subsidy for cars with engines greater than 1,500 cubic centimeters would be introduced in stages.

Legowo said the policy for private vehicles would come into effect around August-September 2012. The new policy will be introduced in the Jakarta metropolitan area (Jabodetabek) first.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Airspace Over Bali No Longer Empty
Bali Airport Reopens After 24-Hour Closure for Nyepi New Year Observances
Business is Sky High
Indonesia’s Aviation Industry Booming with More than 100 Million Passengers Flown in 2017
Chinese Returning in Droves to Bali
Badung Regency Official Says Chinese Travelers are Bullish on Bali
New Ubud Gallery Opens with Two-Man Exhibition
Paintings by John van der Sterren and Ketut Gede Susana Exhibiting Through July at NKRI Art at The Ayung Resort, Ubud
Bali before the Balinese
Tenganan Village Fights to Preserve its ‘Pre-Balinese’ Ancient Traditions in a Rapidly Changing World
A Rest Area on a 12-Km Toll Road
Bali Toll Road Seeks to Increase Revenues by Moving Ahead with Plans to Build a Rest Area
Proud List of Past Achievements for the People of Bali
In the Midst of IMF-World Bank Conference Preparations, Bali Governor Pastika Reflects on What his Administration has Achieved on Behalf of the People of Bali
Diplomatic Reassignment
British Consulate-General’s New Address in Bali
When Anneke Goes Coasting
Dutch Woman Undetakes Annual Marathon Swim in North Bali to Protect the Environment
Short Shrift to Trash that Drifts
Indonesia Government Frames Formal Response to Video Showing Plastic Trash Inundation at Manta Point, Nusa Penida
To the Visitor, Goes the Spa
Harper Bazaar Singles Out 8 Spas for ‘Star Spa’ Status in Bali
Lest We Forget
Anzac Day to be Commemorated in Bali On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Finns Recreation Club
All [News]!