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Taxes on fuel increased from R2.43 in 2010 to R5.63 in 2019.
The price decline is predominantly attributed to a stronger Rand which offsets the rise in global Brent Crude oil prices.
Fuel prices are set for slight drops across the board in the wake of oil price retreats in October, according to the AA.
A combination of falling oil prices and a surprise rally in the rand should ease pressure at the pump.
Fuel consumption increases during load shedding as consumers turn to petrol and diesel-powered generators.
Motorists should prepare themselves for another hike in fuel prices this coming October.
Petrol prices have increased by 15% so far this year.
Weakness in the rand is expected to drive a fuel price spike in September, the Automobile Association has said.
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accidents.
Based on the current data, the price of petrol could increase by up to ten cents a litre in September, says the Automobile Association. And there may be worse to come.
The price of petrol will be going down, while that of diesel is set to increase in January, according to Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe.
After the festive season, motorists will be happy to hear that a fuel price drop is set for the New Year.
The apartheid government founded Sasol in the 1950s as a means to use the country’s large coal reserves as a source of fuel using technology developed by scientists in Nazi Germany.
Fuel prices are showing a mixed picture for November, with some prices predicted to climb and others falling, according to the AA.
When margins, retail income and distribution cost are included, 55% of the fuel price is unrelated to the oil price itself.
Higher global oil prices caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil installation are filtering through to the pockets of SA motorists.
As from Wednesday, petrol will be increasing by 11c per litre for both 93 and 95, while diesel will be increasing by 26c per litre, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has said.
Inflation for July eased to 4%. However, the SA Reserve Bank is likely to maintain a cautious stance before deciding to implement a rate cut, given the risk of a rating downgrade which still looms large.
High oil prices have seen rising petrol prices globally, and for already cash-strapped South African motorists, there appears to be no end in sight.
While the Rand has won ground against the US dollar in July, international oil prices have increased, offsetting the Rand's gains.
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