SA Fuels Price Changes
|Petrol (ALL GRADES)||
93 ULP & LRP: 19.0 c/litre decrease in retail price
95 ULP & LRP: 20.0 c/litre decrease in retail price
|Diesel 0.05% Sulphur||2.00 c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Diesel 0.005% Sulphur||2.00 c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Illuminating Paraffin (Wholesale)||4.0 c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Illuminating Paraffin (SMNRP)||5.0 c/litre decrease in the Single Maximum National Retail price (SMNRP)|
Maximum Retail price for LPGAS
40.0 c/kg decrease in maximum retail price
During the period under review, the average international product prices of Petrol decreased, while Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin prices increased.
The average Rand/US Dollar exchange rate strengthened when compared to the previous period. The average Rand/US Dollar exchange rate for the period 30 August 2013 to 26 Septemebr 2013 was 10.0027 compared to 9.0928 during the previous period. The strengthening of the Rand against the US$ decreased the contribution to the BFP (Basic Fuels Price) on petrol, diesel and IP by 6.95 c/l, 7.46 c/l & 7.44 c/l respectively.
In line with the Self-adjusting Slate Levy Mechanism Rules, the Slate Levy on petrol and diesel will remain at 15.36 c/l.
A wage increase of 11.6% for pump attendants was agreed upon in MIBCO (the Motor Industry Bargaining Council).
Source: Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa.