Petrol price to increase

The department attributed the hikes to a combination of factors, including a weaker rand and higher crude prices. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG – Motorists will feel the pinch as the price of petrol is set to go up in April.

The Energy Department has confirmed that petrol will increase by between R1.31 and R1.34 per litre.

From Wednesday, road users will fork out R1.34 more per litre for 93 octane unleaded petrol in Gauteng.

The litre of 95 octane unleaded petrol will rise by R1.31 per litre.

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Diesel will rise by between 82 and 83 cents a litre while illuminating paraffin will climb by 63 cents per litre.

LPGas will jump to R1.71 per kilogram.