Petrol price to rise by 9 cents

Friday, September 2, 2011

Pretoria - Motorists will be disappointed to learn that all grades of petrol will rise by 9 cents a litre as of next week.

The Energy Department has announced that next Wednesday a litre of petrol will cost R10.18 from R10.09 inland, while it will cost R9.88 from R9.79 at the coast.

The price of diesel 0.05 percent sulphur and diesel 0.005 percent sulphur will remain unchanged. 

The price of wholesale illuminating paraffin will decrease by 2 cents, while that of illuminating paraffin (SMNRP) will fall by 3 cents.

The maximum retail price for LPGAS will remain unchanged.

According to the department, during the period under review, the average international product prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin decreased. - BuaNews

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