After a huge cut in the petrol price last month, the cost of fuel rises again from Wednesday.

After a huge cut in the petrol price last month, the cost of fuel rises again from Wednesday.

reports that motorists will pay 19c a litre more for 93 octane leaded and unleaded petrol and 20c more a litre for 95 octane and 97 octane unleaded petrol. The steepest increase will be for 97 octane leaded petrol at 21c a litre.

Diesel with 0,05 per cent sulphur content will increase by 14c a litre, while that of 0,04 per cent sulphur content will rise by 20 cents.

The retail price of illuminating paraffin increases by 22c a litre, while the wholesale price of paraffin will rise by 17c a litre.

The Minerals and Energy ministry attributes the rise to the weak dollar/rand exchange rate during the May 26 to June 25 period. Last month, the price of petrol dropped by 27 cents, while that of diesel went down by 40 cents.

Original article from Car