Nameera Sarjoo
1 minute read
18 Jun 2018
11:09 am

Petrol price could increase by another 32 cents in July

Nameera Sarjoo

At the beginning of June, petrol increased by 82 cents a litre.

The Automobile Association (AA) expects an increase of 32 cents a litre (c/l) for petrol and 30c/l for diesel next month, Ladysmith Gazette reports.

Illuminating paraffin is likely to jump by 22 cents, if current trends continue.

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The AA based its estimation on unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund.

At the beginning of this month (June), petrol increased by 82 cents a litre, while diesel climbed by 85c/l.

This pushed prices to record levels, a trend that looks set to continue, much to the dismay of motorists.

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