After the conversion of RON92 gasoline to E5 RON 92, consumers have gradually used this type of fuel, bringing the E5 RON 92 gasoline usage rate up to 45% of total gasoline consumption in Hanoi
Consumers have gradually adopted the use of gasoline E5
According to the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, gasoline consumption in Hanoi in 2018 is about 1,080,000m3, of which E5 RON 92 gasoline consumption accounts for 45% of total consumption, equivalent to 495,000m3; RON 95 gasoline accounts for about 55% of consumption, equivalent to 585,000m3. Particularly in 10/2018, the gasoline consumption in the area reached 90,000m3, of which E5 RON 92 gasoline consumption accounted for about 45%, RON 95 gasoline reached 55%. Thus, from the time of selling gasoline E5 RON 92 up to now, the utilization rate has increased from 35% to 45% of total gasoline consumption in the area.
E5 gasoline use has increased to 45% in Hanoi
So far, in Hanoi city has 468 petroleum stations operating, 100% of petroleum stations are operating has completed the conversion of bio-ethanol E5 RON 92 and RON 95 gasoline, there are no petroleum stations have gasoline RON 92. Enterprises have many E5 RON 92 petroleum trading system, including Petrolimex Ha Noi: 48/64 petroleum stations; Petrolimex Ha Son Binh: 22/40 petroleum stations; Military Petroleum Corporation (Mipeccord): 15/17 petroleum stations; PVOIL Ha Noi: 8/8 petroleum stations; Mipec: 5/5 petroleum stations ...
To ensure the supply of gasoline E5 supply for businesses, there are 3 stations mixing gasoline E5 supply for Hanoi market including: station of Duc Giang Petroleum General belonging to the branch company Petroleum Zone I, capacity of 15,000 m3/month; the station of the Military Petroleum Corporation Hai Phong, capacity of 8,000 m3/month; the station of Vietnam National Petroleum Group at Dinh Vu Petroleum Storage (Hai Phong) with the capacity of 20,000 m3/month. These stations can increase capacity depending on the needs of the market ...
According to reports of focal businesses, traders distributed in the area, after a period of time stopped trading RON 92 products to switch to gasoline E5 RON 92, consumers have gradually accepted the use of E5 RON 92 and this gasoline is quite good evaluation, the machine is stable. Consumption of E5 RON 92 gasoline has grown steadily in all districts, towns. Consumption of gasoline E5 RON 92 mainly motorcycles, taxi because the price is cheaper than gasoline RON 95.
Along with accelerating the E5 gasoline business, Hanoi Industrial And Trade Portal has stepped up the inspection and supervision of supply units and petrol stores. Ms Tran Thi Phuong Lan, deputy director of Hanoi Industrial And Trade Portal, said that the Department has issued Document No. 40/SCT-QLTM to Hanoi of Market Surveillance requesting coordination of functional forces in the area. To intensify the guidance, inspection and supervision of the gasonline trading activities in all petrol station in the localities. In particular, take the initiative to take gasoline samples to check the quality, ensure the process of petrol business in accordance with national standards, anti-commercial fraud
Solution to reduce gasoline price E5
In addition to the favorable aspects, Ms. Tran Thi Phuong Lan said, the promotion of E5 consumption in the city is still difficult. According to the focal enterprises, when trading E5 gasoline, the cost increases due to investment in mixing stations, loss and cost of creating E100 sources ... so in the current period, E5 business has not brought economic efficiency compared with gasoline RON 92. Some consumers are hesitant to choose E5 gasoline to use, especially consumers who use high-value transport.
In order for the implementation of the E5 petrol business according to the direction of the Government, the Department will exchange and gather petitions from the petroleum business to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to propose to the Government to direct more suppliers E5 RON 92 gasoline, ensuring a stable supply of goods. Directing E5 gasoline supply factories to sell to the petroleum business hubs to ensure the source of E5 fuel to market in accordance with the roadmap, avoiding monopoly leading to uncompetitive prices and avoiding the situation when businesses at the same time sold E5 gasoline, lack of supply.
Besides, there should be policies on prices, taxes, fees and business costs to ensure business enterprises are encouraged. In particular, there should be solutions to reduce the price of gasoline E5 RON 92, offering competitive prices compared to gasoline RON 95, 15-20% lower to attract more consumers to use bio-ethanol.
The Ministry of Science and Technology should provide guidance on the characteristics, effects, benefits and considerations in the use of E5 gasoline on transport means so that localities can propagate and raise their awareness. Need cancel consumer sentiment that E5 gasoline is harmful to the engine, is the cause of vehicle explosion.
In order to encourage consumers to respond to and use environmentally friendly energy in the coming time, Hanoi Industry and Trade industry will continue to promote widespread propaganda about the benefits of using E5, E10 in the city. At the same time, through the system of petrol station, distribute leaflets to people about using E5 gasoline.
Ms. Tran Thi Phuong Lan - Deputy Director of Hanoi Industrial And Trade Portal: Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Finance need to soon guide the formula to determine E5 gasoline price base to ensure full structure of additional costs and the difference deviation of the capital price between E5 petrol and mineral gasoline so that enterprises can take initiative in planning appropriate business plans.