Kenya: Motorists to Dig Deeper Into Pockets As Petrol, Diesel Costs Upward thrust Again

Buyers pays more for gasoline from March 15 to April, following an develop in the costs of expansive petrol, diesel and kerosene

The prices of expansive petrol, diesel and kerosene be pleased all increased greatly in the most up-to-date review by the Vitality and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra).

In an announcement Sunday, the Epra’s appearing Director-Not new Daniel Bargoria acknowledged the costs of a litre of expansive petrol, diesel and kerosene rose by Sh7.63, Sh5.75, and Sh5.41 per litre, respectively.

The brand new prices lift stop on Monday and can remain till the subsequent review on April 14.

In Nairobi, a litre of petrol will retail at Sh122.81, diesel at Sh107.66, and Kerosene at Sh97.85.

In Mombasa, the three merchandise will fee Sh120.41, Sh105.27, and Sh95.46, respectively, whereas in Kisumu, motorists pays Sh123.36, Sh108.46, and Sh98.68, respectively.

In Nakuru, motorists pays Sh122.44 for a litre of expansive petrol, Sh107.55 for diesel and Sh97.76 for kerosene.

In Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County, that quantity of expansive petrol will fee Sh123.36, diesel Sh108.46 and kerosene Sh98.68.

In step with Epra, the cost will enhance are a consequence of an develop in the typical landed costs of gasoline merchandise.

The fee of imported expansive petrol rose from $391.24 per cubic metre in January to $449.82 in February.

The fee of diesel increased by $12.29 per cent, from $ 377.55 per cubic metre to $423.95, whereas that of Kerosene increased by $13.26, from $347.19 per cubic metre to $393.23.

“Over the same period, the imply month-to-month US dollar to Kenya shilling alternate rate liked by 0.20 per cent, from Sh109.89 per dollar in January, to Sh109.67 per dollar in February,” the regulator acknowledged.

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