INFOGRAPHIC: Fuel price increases over the year

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File: Motorists will be digging deeper into their pockets as the petrol price will increase by between eight and 11 cents a litre on Wednesday.

File: Motorists will be digging deeper into their pockets as the petrol price will increase by between eight and 11 cents a litre on Wednesday.

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File: Motorists will be digging deeper into their pockets as the petrol price will increase by between eight and 11 cents a litre on Wednesday.

File: Motorists will be digging deeper into their pockets as the petrol price will increase by between eight and 11 cents a litre on Wednesday.

JOHANNESBURG - The latest petrol price increase, of 71 cents a litre, is likely to hit many consumers hard in the pocket. 

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In December 2016, 93 unleaded petrol on the Reef cost R12.95 a litre. That has jumped to R14.49 a year later.

Diesel costs R12.96 a litre now, up from R11.04 a year ago. 

INFOGRAPHIC: Petrol prices around the world

Here&39;s a look at how the price has fluctuated since December 2016.