The following is a translated summary of a report from the local press. It has been edited for clarity, including the addition of links and information needed for readers unfamiliar with Jeju. — Ed.
The average price of gasoline on Jeju Island on Feb. 8 was 1,982.24 won per liter, a rise of 20.99 won on the previous day’s price, according to Korean oil price information site Opinet.co.kr. The average price of diesel also rose by 21.83 reaching 1,797.01 won per liter. Energy specialists have said the inflated prices on Jeju mirror the rising international oil price. — Headline Jeju