The price of super petrol will increase by Sh1.48 per litre, while that of diesel and kerosene will decrease by Sh0.12 per litre and Sh0.5 per litre respectively 15th September to 14th October 2020 after the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority impacts its mid-month fuel review.
The routine adjustment has, however, marked an overall cooldown in the costs of all three fuel commodities following notable increases over the past three months.
In Nairobi, super petrol will costSh105.43, diesel will cost Sh94.51 while kerosene will cost Sh83.15 while motorists will pay Sh103.05 per litre for super petrol, Sh92.15 per litre for diesel and Sh80.78 per litre for Kerosene in Mombasa.
In Kisumu, the price of super petrol is Sh106.06 per litre, diesel will go at Sh95.35 per litre while kerosene will sell at Sh84.02 per litre.
Eldoret: Super petrol-Sh106.07 per litre, diesel-Sh95.36 per litre, kerosene- Sh84.02 per litre.
Nakuru: Super petrol-Sh105.15 per litre, diesel-Sh94.45 per litre, kerosene-Sh83.11 per litre.
According to the authority, the cooldown in fuel costs to a marginally decline in the average cost of landed fuel imports during the month of July “The changes in this month’s prices are as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported super petrol increasing y 2.65 percent, diesel decreasing by 1.02 percent and kerosene by 2.06 percent,” EPRA said.
The landed cost of imported diesel decreased by 1.02pc from US$333.27 per cubic metre to US$329.88 per cubic metre. Kerosene decreased by 2.06pc from US$288.01 per cubic metre to US$282.09 per cubic metre.
The general cooldown in costs represents the normalization of crude prices in the international market correcting a sharp correction seen following the re-opening of world economies.
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