Fuel prices to drop

2011-12-29 12:04

The retail price of petrol and diesel will drop next week, the energy department said.

A litre of 95 unleaded petrol in Gauteng would cost R10.61 from Wednesday.

The price of 93 unleaded petrol would decrease six cents a litre, while the price of 95 unleaded petrol would drop five cents a litre.

Diesel prices were also set to decrease. The price of diesel with a 0.05% sulphur content would drop 21 cents a litre.

Diesel with a 0.005% sulphur content would cost 20 cents a litre less.

The wholesale price of illuminating paraffin would decrease by 25 cents a litre.

The single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin would decrease by 33 cents a litre.

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