The Kenyan Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has announced an increase in the prices of Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene for the next 30 days.
In a press release, the EPRA said that Super Petrol will increase by Sh0.17 per litre, Diesel will increase by Sh4.57 per litre and Kerosene will increase by Sh3.56 per litre. The new prices will be effective from Friday, January 15th 2020, to Sunday, February 14th 2020.
The previous prices were Sh106.82 per litre for Super Petrol, Sh91.82 per litre for Diesel and Sh83.56 per litre for Kerosene.
Now, in Mombasa, Super petrol will be sold at Sh104.60 per litre, Diesel will be sold at Sh94.01 per litre and Kerosene will be sold at Sh84.75 per litre.
In Nakuru, Super Petrol will cost Sh106.69 per litre, Diesel will cost Sh96.31 per litre and Kerosene will cost Sh87.08 per litre.
In Eldoret, Super Petrol will cost Sh107.62 per litre, Diesel will cost Sh97.23 per litre and Kerosene will cost Sh88 per litre.
In Kisumu, Super Petrol will cost Sh10.61 per litre, Diesel will cost Sh97.23 per litre and Kerosene will cost Sh87.99 per litre.
All prices are inclusive of the 8% Value Added Tax (VAT), per the provisions of the Finance Act.
The EPRA said, “The changes in January’s prices are as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol increasing by 1.51 % from the US $ 318.71 per cubic metre in November 2020 to the US $ 323.52 per cubic metre in December 2020.”