14 June 2019

Kenya: Price of Super Petrol Goes Up By Sh3 in Nairobi



AUTHOR: By Wambui Waweru, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 14 - Kenyans will dig deeper in their pockets to fill their tanks as petrol prices shoot up as announced by the Energy and Petroleum and Regulatory Commission.

In the latest price revisions, Super Petrol, and Diesel price have gone up by Sh3.07 and Sh0.39 in Nairobi while Kerosene has reduced by Sh0.34 per litre in Nairobi to further affect the cost of living.

This now means Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene will retail at Sh115.10, Sh104.76 and Sh104.28 respectively.

The sharp increase in the oil price has been attributed to the average landing in the cost of imported super petrol increasing by 4.54 per cent since April, Diesel increased by 0.52 per cent while Kerosene decreased by 0.43 during the same period.

The pump prices include the 8 per cent Value Added Tax in line with the provisions of the Finance Act 2018.

In Nakuru Petrol, Diesel and Kersone will cost Sh112.45, Sh102.13 and Sh101.65 corresponding.


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