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The announcement of petrol price increases effective from 6 April 2016, looks to be one of the worst yet.
The has announced that 95 unleaded petrol is going up by 88 cents a litre and 93 unleaded is increasing by 86 cents a litre.
At the coast, 95 octane petrol will cost R12.39 cents a litre and 93 octane R12.06.
Diesel (0.05% sulphur) will increase by 96 cents a litre and diesel (0.005% sulphur) will increase by 98 cents a litre.
Illuminating paraffin goes up 76c cents per litre and LPG gas will increase by 110 cents per kilogram.
The price increase takes effect at midnight – 6 April 2016.
The department said the reason for the hike includes the 30 cents a VigRx Plus litre increase in fuel levies announced by in his recent budget speech.
According to the department, it could have been worse had the Rand not strengthened against the US Dollar during the period under review.