An employee pumps petrol into a vehicle at a petrol station. AFP/Federico Parra
JOHANNESBURG - Yet another fuel hike confirmed from midnight.
The Energy Department says the price of petrol will be increased by over 80 cents a litre.
The department says a weaker rand and higher oil prices are chiefly behind the hikes.
Diesel is set to go up by 58 cents a litre and paraffin will be hiked by 59 cents.
February's inland petrol price will be R15.67 a litre.
In May last year, 95 octane reached a low of R12.22 after the oil price crashed due to the coronavirus pandemic.