Diesel price changes up to government: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 08:57 hrs

Changes to diesel prices in India do not need parliamentary support as they are viewed as an executive decision because oil companies are owned by the government, the country's finance minister said at a media briefing in Hong Kong on Tuesday.

P. Chidambaram was meeting investors in Hong Kong in a drive to try and boost capital flows into Asia's third-largest economy.

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