According to the Department of Energy the price of petrol will be decreased by R0.20 per litre

Diesel will decrease by between 31c/l and 32c/l‚ depending on the sulphur content‚ while illuminating paraffin will cost between 28c and 38c less per litre and LP gas 17c less from Wednesday.

A statement from the department reads below;

“The Rand appreciated against the US Dollar during the period under review‚ on average‚ when compared to the previous period. The average Rand/US Dollar exchange rate for the period 28 October 2016 to 01 December 2016 was 13.9125 compared to 13.9646 during the previous period. This led to decreases in the contribution to the Basic Fuels Price on petrol‚ diesel and illuminating paraffin by 2.02 c/l‚ 1.96 c/l and 1.96 c/l respectively.”