According to the state-run Tasnim news agency of April 9, government has raised the price of liquid gas (in capsules) for home usage by 16%, kerosene used by Iranian households for heating and cooking by 50%, and the Fuel oil used mostly by bakeries by 25%. 

Mullah Rouhani’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayebnia had previously acknowledged a plan to swindle and plunder people’s wealth by raising the cost of energy products and said, “The law for budget allows the government to acquire around seven billion dollars from a hike in prices. The government plans to increase the cost of energy products gradually.” (Fars news agency, affiliated with the IRGC – April 4)