Fuel to decrease by R1.23 in January

South African motorists will be under less pressure as the fuel price will decrease by R 1.23 per litre from 2 January 2019 due to lower international petroleum prices.

Fuel prices in South Africa are adjusted each month in line with movements in the rand exchange rate and international oil prices.

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“The current fuel price adjustments are due mainly to the international factors, namely, the lower crude oil prices and a weaker rand,” the energy department said.