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Enjoy cheaper fuel prices from midnight before fuel tax hike kicks in next month

3 March 2020 10:33 AM
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Rand
Petrol price
Fuel prices
Oil
Diesel price
fuel taxes
Coronavirus
COVID-19
illuminating paraffin price

The weaker rand was more than offset by oil prices that have fallen by around 30% since early in January.

Consumers will pay 19 cents less for a litre of petrol from midnight.

Diesel will cost 54 cents per litre less while the price of paraffin for illumination will drop by 68 cents per litre.

The weaker rand was more than offset by oil prices that have fallen by around 30% since early in January.

In April fuel taxes will rise by 25 cents per litre.


3 March 2020 10:33 AM
Tags:
Rand
Petrol price
Fuel prices
Oil
Diesel price
fuel taxes
Coronavirus
COVID-19
illuminating paraffin price

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