14 March 2014

Kenya: Kerosene, Super to Cost More As ERC Releases New Pump Prices

Motorists in different cities and towns of the country are set to pay more for fuel for the duration between March 15 to April 14 after the Energy Regulatory Commission released the new pump prices for petroleum products.

In Nairobi, motorists and other consumers are set to pay Sh113.61, Sh104.87 and Sh83.91 for Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene respectively. Super has seen an increase of Sh2.00 while Diesel has registered a price drop of Sh0.93, while Kerosene has increased by Sh0.84.

Super, Diesel and Kerosene will retail at Sh110.25, Sh101.53 and Sh81.12 respectively in Mombasa while the same commodities will be sold at Sh114.24, Sh105.72 and Sh84.67 in Nakuru town. Eldoret and Kisumu while have the highest retail prices of Sh115, Sh106 and Sh85 for super, diesel and kerosene respectively.

The increase in cost of Super and Kerosene was attributed to higher importation costs for their raw materials while the cost of Diesel has reduced due to an drop in importation costs. The new prices are set to take effect at midnight and will run until April 14 midnight.


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