The price of petrol is going up by four cents a litre at midnight tonight.
International crude oil prices, refined petroleum products, rand dollar exchange, as well as local factors, are some of the contributing factors in determining fuel prices.
The Automobile Association (AA) says according to mid-month fuel data, the price of petrol is expected to decline by over a rand in April.
Brent crude lost nearly 2%, amid persistent worries about slowing global oil demand and economic growth caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
With the announcement that the country has slipped into a technical recession, it is not all doom and gloom for South Africans with the announcement that petrol prices are set to decrease.
The Energy Department says the fuel price will drop from midnight on Tuesday.
The Energy Department has announced a steep fuel hike which comes into effect on Wednesday.
The Department of Energy says government’s effort to intervene to keep the fuel price down is a once-off aimed at giving consumers slight relief.
South Africans have been urged to switch off the engines of their vehicles for 10 minutes on Monday morning between seven and eight o’clock in protest against the escalating fuel price.