Sugar prices will be raised by 20 sen per kg while RON95 petrol, diesel and liquified petroleum gas (LPG) all go up by five sen.
The breakdown of the new prices are as follows:
* RON 95 grade petrol - from RM1.85 to RM1.90 per litre
* Diesel - from RM1.75 to RM1.80 per litre
* White refined coarse granulated sugar - from RM1.90 to RM2.10 per kg
* Liquified petroluem gas - from RM1.85 to RM1.90 per kg
The new prices are effective at 12.01am tomorrow. This was revealed during a special briefing for editors in Putrajaya by the Performance and Delivery Unit (Pemandu).
Malaysiakini, which was invited for the briefing, was however barred from entering the Implementation Coordination Unit headquarters at the Prime Minister's Office.
An official announcement from the Prime Minsiter's Office on the price increase is expected at 8 tonight.
Third sugar price hike
This is the third time sugar prices have been raised this year. It was hiked by 20 sen on Jan 1 and again by 20 sen on July 15.
On July 15, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak also announced the RM0.05 increase for diesel, RON 95 and RON 97 petrol.