Big relief as fuel prices fall

Petrol. File picture
Petrol. File picture
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A substantial drop in the price of fuel will bring relief to consumers for the festive season.

Motorists will be paying R1.84 a litre less for both 93 and 95 octane petrol from Wednesday, the energy department said.

The price of diesel drops by R1.45 and R1.47 respectively, and paraffin by R1.78. LP gas drops by R2.43/kg.