Petrol price to increase on Wednesday


JOHANNESBURG - A jaw-dropping R18.20 cents a litre.

That is what you will be paying for 95 unleaded petrol at the pumps on Wednesday.

Higher international oil prices and a significantly weaker rand/dollar exchange are the main drivers behind the hike.

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But, the Mineral Resources Department has also introduced a slate levy of R6.58 cents.

Both grades of petrol will cost 91 cents more a litre. 

Diesel goes up by 55 cents per litre and a litre of paraffin will cost 50 cents more.


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