Super petrol and diesel prices down while Kerosene users dig deeper

Pump prices go down in new fuel prices./COURTESY

If you are using Super petrol and diesel then you will save at least sh.8 and sh.7 respectively.

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has released the new retail prices for petroleum products following the passing and assenting to of the Finance Bill 2018 that cut the 16% fuel VAT to 8%.

According to the new ERC prices, Mombasa residents will now purchase a litre of Super petrol at sh.114.15 which is a sh.8.61 decrease from the current sh.122.76, while their counterparts in Nairobi will purchase the same product at sh.116.79, a sh.8.80 decrease from the current sh.125.59.

Those purchasing a litre of diesel in Mombasa will do so at sh.105.65, which is a sh.7.15 decrease from the current 112.65, while in Nairobi the product will go for sh.108.12, a sh.7.35 decrease from sh.115.47.

Kerosene users will however have to dig deeper into their pockets as the price per litre of the commodity has increased with at least sh.10.

In Mombasa the product will go for sh.105.78 per litre, a sh.10.88 increase from the current sh.94.90 while in Nairobi, the product will go for sh.108.41 per litre, which is a sh.10.71 increase.

This new prices will in force from the 21st of September until 14th October when ERC does the monthly review.