This time diesel will go up by around 12 cents a litre and petrol by 14 cents.

Since the beginning of the year the price of petrol has gone up 18 times and diesel 15 times.

Petrol now costs around 2.19 euros per litre and diesel 1.91 euros.

Environment Minister Duarte Cordeiro said that the increase in fuels is verified by the sector’s Regulatory Entity.