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    Petrol up, diesel down for December

    Divergence in the international prices of refined fuels have caused an unusual fuel price picture for December. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “The Rand / US dollar exchange rate has remained fairly flat throughout November, contributing around […] More

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    Mixed picture again for fuel price

    Fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “International oil prices have steadily trended upwards since the start of June, although there has been a slight […] More

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    Petrol price ominous, diesel flat

    Unexpectedly strong international fuel prices have raised the spectre of an unwelcome fuel price hike for petrol users at the end of April. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. The current data suggests that petrol may increase by […] More

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    Mixed fuel picture for February

    Petrol up, diesel down in February. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “International oil prices have reached a slightly higher plateau after climbing in the first half of January,” the AA says. “Over the same period, the Rand […] More

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    Huge fuel drop, but levy impacts unknown

    Massive fuel price reductions are expected for December, but these could be tempered by adjustments in the retail and wholesale margin, and the possible continued use of the Slate Levy. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “The […] More

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    Petrol down, diesel up for November

    Fuel prices have moderated during October, with the prospect of some relief for petrol users, although users of diesel and illuminating paraffin will have to cough up more. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “The exchange rate started […] More

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    Further strain on consumers as fuel prices are set to hit a record high in Oct 2018

    by Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural economist at FNB Agri-Business After a brief hiatus with the government absorbing about R500 million of the fuel hike and only allowing 5 cents increase in September, the situation has deteriorated with the recent announcement by the Department of Energy (DoE) report showing that petrol prices will jump by 99 […] More

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    Monster fuel hikes ahead

    Mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is predicting the biggest fuel price hike in South Africa’s history by some margin. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which has monitored the fuel price data from 1 September to date. “A spike in international oil prices and a huge swing in the […] More

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    Fuel price breather as prices stay stable

    Better exchange rate performance and retreats in international oil prices will mean virtually unchanged fuel prices in August. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data. “During July, the recent weakening trend of the Rand against the US dollar slowed,” the AA says, noting that the […] More

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    Brandstofpryse kan weer in Augustus styg

    Brandstofpryse kan heel moontlik weer styg aan die begin van Augustus. Dit is volgens die Automobiel Assosiasie (AA) wat kommentaar gelewer het op die ongeouditeerde middelmaandse brandstofprysdata wat deur die Sentrale Energiefonds vrygestel is. Die rede vir die styging is as gevolg van die Rand se waarde. Die AA sȇ die huidige data stel ‘n […] More

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    Motorists to reel under massive fuel hike

    Fuel prices will hit record highs in May. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “A substantial weakening of the Rand against the US dollar has combined with sharp increases in international oil prices to produce a new […] More

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    Fuel up as oil price, levies bite

    The fuel price is set for a steep hike as higher fuel levies kick in, and an increase in international fuel prices makes its presence felt. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “International petroleum product prices, which have remained stable […] More

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