SA Fuels Price Changes
|Petrol (ALL GRADES)||
93 ULP & LRP: 5.0 (Inland) / 1.0 (Coastal) c/litre increase in retail price
95 ULP & LRP: 7.0 (Inland) / 3.0 (Coastal) c/litre increase in retail price
|Diesel 0.05% Sulphur||8.8 (Inland) / 12.8 (Coastal) c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Diesel 0.005% Sulphur||7.8 (Inland) / 11.8 (Coastal) c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Illuminating Paraffin (Wholesale)||34.5 (Inland) / 38.8 (Coastal) c/litre decrease in wholesale price|
|Illuminating Paraffin (SMNRP)||49.0 (Countrywide) c/litre decrease in the Single Maximum National Retail price (SMNRP)|
Maximum Retail price for LPGAS
22.0 (Countrywide) c/kg decrease in maximum retail price
NOTE: Price changes differ in Magisterial District Zones (MDZ's) due to the different transport increases implemented into the fuel price structures and the revised petrol octane differentials !
During the period under review, the average international product prices of Petrol increased, whilst Diesel and Illuminating Paraffin prices decreased.
The average Rand/US Dollar exchange rate strengthened when compared to the previous period. The average Rand/US Dollar exchange rate for the period 28 February 2014 to 27 March 2014 was 10.7695 compared to 11.0054 during the previous period. The strengtening of the Rand against the US$ decreased the contribution to the BFP (Basic Fuels Price) on petrol, diesel and IP by 18.46 c/l, 19.03 c/l & 18.63 c/l respectively.
In line with the Self-adjusting Slate Levy Mechanism Rules, no adjustments to the Slate Levy on petrol and diesel were neccesary.
See attached downloadable media release for details pertaining to:
- Zone Differential Adjustments
- Octane Differential Adjustments
- Incremental Inland Transport Recovery Levy
- Fuel & RAF Levy Increases
Source: Department of Energy, Republic of South Africa.