Port Vila, 11th August,2022. The Department of Energy would like to inform the public that the price of diesel fuel will increase to 253 VT/L.

The price of diesel fuel will increase by an amount of 24VT/L as informed by the Société de Services Pétroliers (SSP) Vanuatu. The increase therefore will bring the retail price from the current price of 229 VT/L to 253 VT/L. The price change will take effect on 11 August 2022 and is applicable at all retail fuel outlets supplied by the SSP around Vanuatu. The DoE will make another announcement one day prior to the effective date whether there will be any further changes.

The Department of Energy would like to advise that the upward pressure on the petroleum products prices reflects the current world events affecting the global crude oil prices, the refineries and the petroleum products supply chain.

This announcement is authorized by the Office of the Director, Department of Energy, Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation, Meteorology & Geo-Hazards, Environment, Energy and National Disaster Management Office.

If you need further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Department of Energy on phone 25201 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..