Massive fuel price drop predicted in January - but rand could be the jinx

2018-12-14 15:42

Substantial further fuel price reductions are on the cards for January, but the exchange rate could spoil the party, predicts the Automobile Association.

AA predicts massive drop in petrol price in December

2018-11-28 13:07

Motorists can expect a R1.85 reduction per litre in the price of petrol, with diesel coming down by an estimated R1.40, and illuminating paraffin dropping by R1.28, the Automobile Association has predicted.

‘Massive’ fuel price drop on the cards for December - AA

2018-11-15 11:36

The Automobile Association announced on Thursday that, based on current oil prices, SA motorists could expect substantial drops in the prices of petrol and diesel for December.

AA expects petrol price drop, diesel price rise for November

2018-10-31 13:39

The association was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

SA consumers in tight corner as high prices, fuel hikes take their toll

2018-10-09 10:38

More than 40% of SA consumers are technically over-indebted and most of them cannot make further adjustments to their budgets, warns a debt expert.

PICS: 7 things the price of petrol could buy you

2018-10-01 13:29

The price of petrol is going up to as much as R17/l come Tuesday at midnight. Here's what you could buy for that same amount.

What fuel's vicious cycle means for South Africa

2018-09-17 07:57

For a net importer of fuel, South Africa is facing immense pressure. Massive petrol hikes affect every consumer, business and broader trade linkage across the country's economy.

Bad news for motorists: Biggest petrol, diesel price hike 'in SA's history' - AA

2018-09-13 14:44

"Mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund is predicting the biggest fuel price hike in South Africa's history by some margin," according to the AA.

Radebe: State had to subsidise September fuel price

2018-09-09 06:21

Government had little choice but to subsidise this month’s petrol price increase, a decision that preceded the announcement of South Africa slipping into a recession, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said this week.

Agriculture likely to get assistance from stimulus package - Mabuza

2018-09-06 21:52

Deputy President David Mabuza said the stimulus package announced by government was likely to offer a boost to the agriculture sector.


'Huge fuel drop relief for motorists, but levy impacts are unknown' - AA

2018-11-28 13:08

'Massive fuel price reductions are expected for December, but these could be tempered by adjustments in the retail and wholesale margin, and the possible continued use of the Slate Levy', according to the Automobile Association.

Department of Energy to review how it costs basic fuel price

2018-11-28 11:11

The department of energy has invited public comments on how it calculates the underlying prices of fuel, diesel and illuminating paraffin - before taxes, transport, and other costs are added.

Report on possible fuel price cap ready by January, says Radebe

2018-10-31 17:13

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe told Parliament on Wednesday afternoon that his department’s work in researching the possibility of fixing a cap to the price of unleaded fuel would be concluded by January next year.

Petrol price relief: November price cut expected after eight long months

2018-10-25 16:01

But the same data that suggests a petrol price cut shows there could be trouble for diesel users.

Record fuel prices to take painful toll on cash-strapped consumers, SMEs - CEO

2018-10-08 21:15

The record fuel price increase will seriously affect already stretched household finances, warns the CEO of the Consumer Goods Council of SA.

Rand firms on consumer inflation surprise

2018-09-19 10:18

At 4.9%, the rate was marginally lower than what analysts had expected, with recent increases in the fuel price having been expected to push it up.

Monster fuel hikes may hit SA motorists in October, warns AA

2018-09-13 15:00

The biggest fuel price hike in SA's history could take place in October, the Automobile Association has warned, based on mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund.

SEE: Fuel prices in Africa - Southern African neighbours pay far less for petrol per litre

2018-09-12 13:00

As SA motorists continue to reel from a record high petrol price, we look at how much neighbouring Southern African countries are paying for their fuel.

Petrol price bombshell to add to R-word shock

2018-09-09 06:18

The news that the local economy is officially in recession places South Africa on the back foot, with the prospect of the country receiving a “junk” status credit rating from all three major credit ratings agencies.

Bleak outlook for fuel prices - AA

2018-08-30 11:57

The Automobile Association warns that, due to the weak rand, a significant barrier in the inland price of fuel could be crossed in September.

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