Petrol price to drop, but cost of diesel will increase

Consumers will face a mixed bag at filling stations as of Wednesday, with those driving petrol vehicles set to score, while it will cost more to fill up diesel vehicles.

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JOHANNESBURG - The Energy Department has announced that the price of both grades of petrol will decrease by 10 cents a litre on 2 June, while the price of diesel will increase by between 20 and 21 cents a litre.

Illuminating paraffin will cost 20 cents more per litre, while the price of LPG will drop by 143 cents per kilogram.

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