New fuel prices: Diesel, kerosene and super petrol up

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Kenyans will have to pay more to purchase fuel.

According to the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority, super petrol prices will retail at sh13.49 more, diesel sh12.39, and kerosene 11.96 more from tomorrow 1st July, 2023.

In the new prices, super petrol will now retail at sh.195.53, diesel sh.179.67, and kerosene sh.173.44 per litre.

The new prices are a result of the Finance Bill 2023.

“Pursuant to the Finance Act, 2023, VAT on Super Petrol, Diesel & Kerosene has been revised from 8% to 16% effective 1st July 2023. Accordingly, EPRA has recalculated the maximum pump prices that will be in force from 1st to 14th July 2023 taking into account VAT at 16%,” said EPRA.

In Mombasa, super petrol will retail at sh.192.48, diesel at sh.176.63, and kerosene at sh.170.40.