Petrol price expected to drop

File photo: The Department of Energy said the petrol price will fall by 30c per litre from Wednesday, 7 February 2018. Photo: via

JOHANNESBURG –The price of petrol and diesel are set to drop on 7 February 2018.

The Energy Department says a stronger Rand is the main contributor to the price decrease, as it's countered the rising cost of brent crude oil.

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Motorists will pay 30c less for petrol, and 17c less for diesel, per litre.

The price of illuminating paraffin is expected to drop by 19-cents per litre.


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