Petrol to increase by more than R1.30 at midnight

Motorists must brace themselves for a pitch at the pumps from midnight.

The Department of Energy has announced that petrol will increase by more than R1.30 per litre.

In Gauteng, motorists will pay R1.34 more for 93 octanes unleaded petrol.

A litre of 95 octanes will increase by R1.31.

Diesel will increase by between 82 and 83 cents a litre, while illuminating paraffin will climb by 63 cents a litre. LP Gas will jump R1.71 a kilogram.

South Africans are already heavily taxed.

Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist - The Efficient Group

This is happening in an environment whet the South Africa economy is barely growing.

Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist - The Efficient Group

Here is the full interview below:


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