Diesel, Petrol prices up by Ksh.9 per litre in June review

Kenyan motorists will dig deeper into their pockets for the next 30 days following a newly revised pump price by the government, adding more pressure to the already high cost of living.

In its Tuesday review, the Energy Petroleum and Regulatory Authority (EPRA) increased the price of Petrol and Diesel by Ksh.9 respectively.

Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene will now retail at Kshs.159.12, Kshs.140 and Kshs.127.94 per litre respectively in Nairobi effective midnight, June 14.

Average landed cost of imported Petrol increased by 5.96 percent to Ksh.102,668.58 per cubic metre in May from Ksh.102,751.28 in April.

Diesel on the other hand, increased by 10 percentage point to Ksh.116,882.41 per cubic metre in May from Ksh.105,399.63 in April.

Kerosine decreased by 0.34 percent to Ksh.105,399.63 from Ksh. 106,490.58 per cubic metre for a similar period.

Lawrence Baraza

Lawrence Baraza is a prolific writer with competencies in Digital Media, Print, and Broadcast. Baraza is also a Communication Practitioner currently spearheading Digital content on Metropol TV's Digital Desk.

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