South Africa Petrol Prices April 2022

The table below shows the new retail prices for 95 and 93 unleaded petrol  for April 2022. Government is lowering the general fuel levy by R1.50 a litre from 6 April 2022 to 31 May 2022.

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From June 2022, other measures will be introduced – including a price cap on 93 octane petrol, which means retailers can sell below the regulated prices.

Fuel prices April 2022
April  2022
Inland
93 Unleaded R21.35
95 Unleaded R21.60
Coast
93 Unleaded R20.83
95 Unleaded R20.35

In addition, government plans these changes in fuel prices from 1 June:

  • A reduction in the basic fuel price of 3c per litre.
  • The Demand Side Management Levy (DSML) of 10c per litre on 95 unleaded petrol sold inland will be scrapped.
  • A price cap will be introduced on 93 octane petrol, which means retailers can sell below the regulated prices.
  • Government will stop publishing guidance on diesel prices to promote greater competition.
  • The Regulatory Accounting System (including the retail margin, wholesale margin and secondary storage and distribution margins) will be reviewed to assess whether adjustments can be made to lower the margins over the medium term.