Johannesburg - The price of 93 octane petrol would decrease
by 89 cents a litre on Wednesday, the energy department said on Friday.
A litre of 95 octane petrol would cost 85 cents less.
It would be sold at R10.82 a litre in Gauteng and at R10.47
at the coast.
A litre of 93 octane petrol would cost R10.1097 in Gauteng
and R9.8627 at the coast.
The price of diesel with a 0.05 sulphur content would drop
by 62.58 cents a litre. Diesel with a 0.005 percent sulphur content would go
down by 61.58 cents a litre.
The wholesale price of illuminating paraffin would drop by
58 cents a litre.
The single maximum national retail price for illuminating
paraffin would decrease by 77 cents a litre to reach R9,71, and the maximum
retail price for LP Gas by R1.13 a kilogram to reach R19.12 at the coast and
R20,94 in Gauteng.
The slate levy on petrol and diesel would decrease from
10.96 cents a litre to 4.38 cents a litre.
Between June 1 and June 28, the average international prices
for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin decreased.
However, the average rand/dollar exchange rate weakened when
compared to the previous month, at R8,4189 compared to R8, 1031 previously.
The rand's deterioration against the dollar increased the
contribution to the basic fuels price on petrol, diesel, and illuminating
paraffin by 22.18 cents a litre, 23.72 cents a litre, and 23.38 cents a litre