Monday, 03 August 2020 18:27

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The Department of Energy and Mineral Resources (DMRE) has confirmed another fuel price hike on Wednesday, for South African motorists.

Both grades of petrol would go up by 5 cents per litre, while diesel would cost motorists 45 cents more.

Illuminating paraffin would go up by 39 cents.

  • Petrol (both 93 ULP and LRP): five cents per litre (5.00 c/l) increase
  • Petrol (both 95 ULP and LRP): five cents per litre (5.00 c/l) increase;
  • Diesel (0.05% sulphur): forty five cents per litre (45.00 c/l) increase;
  • Diesel (0.005% sulphur): forty five cents per litre (45.00 c/l) increase;
  • Illuminating Paraffin (wholesale): thirty nine cents per litre (39.00 c/l) increase;
  • SMNRP for IP: fifty two cents per litre (52.00 c/l) increase; and
  • Maximum LP Gas Retail Price: four cents per kilogram (4.00 c/kg) decrease.

The Energy Department said the rand/dollar exchange rate and higher international oil prices are behind the hikes.

The fuel prices schedule for the different zones will be published on Tuesday, 4 August 2020.