PRETORIA – The price of both grades of petrol will drop by 25 cents a litre with effect from midnight on Tuesday, the Energy Department says.
The wholesale price of both grades of diesel would drop by 23c/l, the department said in a statement on Saturday.
The wholesale price of illuminating paraffin would drop by 22c/l and the single maximum national retail price (SMNRP) by 30c/l.
The maximum retail price of LPGas would drop by 77c/kg.
The decrease in fuel prices was due to the average international product prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin dropping during the period under review – 26 April to 1 June.
The rand had also appreciated against the US dollar during this period, on average, when compared with the previous period, the department said.
African News Agency