PRETORIA – The government of South Africa announced adjusted fuel prices on Monday owing to higher average international prices for petroleum products.
The announcement was made through the department of Mineral Resources and Energy.
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The sad plight of South African motorists will continue into July, with fuel prices set to hit new record highs on Wednesday.
The price of 93 octane petrol increases by R2.37/litre, 95 octane by R2.57/litre, low sulfur diesel at 50ppm by R2.30/litre and 500ppm by R2.31 R/litre. Luminous paraffin goes to R2.21/litre.
Fuel prices for July 2022 will be adjusted as follows:
❖ Petrol (both 93 ULP and LRP): two hundred and thirty seven cents per litre (237.00 c/l) increase;
❖ Petrol (both 95 ULP and LRP): two hundred and fifty seven cents per litre (257.00 c/l) increase;
❖ Diesel (0.05% sulphur): two hundred and thirty one cents per litre (231.00 c/l) increase;
❖ Diesel (0.005% sulphur): two hundred and thirty cents per litre (230.00 c/l) increase;
❖ Illuminating Paraffin (wholesale): one hundred and sixty six cents per litre (166.00 c/l) increase;
❖ SMNRP for IP: two hundred and twenty one cents per litre (221.00 c/l) increase;
❖ Maximum LPGas Retail Price: two hundred and eighteen cents per kilogram (218.00 c/kg) decrease;
Government further stated that fuel prices schedule for the different zones will be published on Tuesday, the 5th of July 2022.