South Africa: Motorists start 2014 with petrol price increase

Fuel-dispencer01 January 2014, Lohannesburg -Motorists will have to dig deeper into their pockets as the price of petrol increases by 39 cents a litre on Wednesday 1 January.

“The retail prices of all grades of petrol, the wholesale prices of both grades of diesel, illuminating paraffin and the maximum retail prices of LPGas will increase with effect from Wednesday, 01 January 2014,” the Energy Department has said.

Both grades of petrol will increase by 39 cents per litre and both grades of diesel will increase by 32. 18 cents per litre.

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