Petrol up by Sh1.03 in November fuel review, Kerosene increases by Sh5

November 14, 2017 (2 weeks ago)
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In Nairobi, a litre of super petrol will retail at Sh102.70, diesel at Sh92.41 and kerosene at Sh71.23/FILE

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 – The cost of super petrol has risen further starting November 15 to December 14.

In the latest pump prices review by the Energy Regulatory Commission, the costs of Petrol has risen by Sh1.03 per litre while diesel and kerosene have gone up by Sh3.70 and Sh5.05 per litre respectively.

The commission says the move was attributed to a rising average landed cost of super petrol, diesel and kerosene.

The landed cost of super petrol, diesel and kerosene are reported to have increased by 1.42, 6.31 and 8.12 percent respectively between September and October.

In Nairobi, a litre of super petrol will retail at Sh102.70, diesel at Sh92.41 and kerosene at Sh71.23 while the maximum pump price for super petrol in Mombasa has been set at Sh99.42, Sh89.13 per litre of diesel, and Sh68.46 for Kerosene.

In Kisumu, the retail price of super petrol has been capped at Sh104.67, diesel at Sh94.57 and kerosene at Sh73.15, while in Eldoret maximum pump price for petrol, diesel and kerosene are now set at Sh104.60, Sh94.51 and Sh73.15 respectively.

“Over the same period, the mean monthly US Dollar to Kenya Shilling exchange rate appreciated by 0.37 per cent from Sh103.12 to Sh103.51 in October,” ERC says.

Last month the cost of super petrol went up by Sh3.37 per litre while the costs of diesel and kerosene went up by Sh1.85 and Sh1.82 respectively.

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