Following a monthly review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), fuel prices rose significantly yesterday in Kenya.
The increase is inclusive of an 8% Value Added Tax (VAT) and took into account the weighted average cost of imported refined petroleum products. These are the new prices:
In Nairobi, petrol increased by Sh7.63 to retail at Sh122.81, diesel increased by Sh5.75 to retail at Sh107.66, and kerosene increased by Sh5.42 to retail at Sh97.85 per litre.
In Mombasa, petrol and diesel are retailing at the cheapest rate in the county; Petrol is retailing at Sh120.41, and diesel is retailing at Sh105.27 per litre.
In Mandera, petrol is retailing at Sh136 while diesel is retailing at Sh120 per litre.
In Nakuru, petrol is retailing at Sh122.44, diesel is retailing at Sh107.55, and kerosene is retailing at Sh97.76 per litre.
In Eldoret, petrol is retailing at Sh123.36, diesel is retailing at Sh108.46, and kerosene is retailing at Sh98.68 per litre.
In Kisumu petrol is retailing at Sh123.36, diesel is retailing at 1Sh08.46, and kerosene is retailing at Sh98.68 per litre.
In a statement issued by the Acting Director-General of the EPRA, Daniel Kiptoo Bargoria: “The changes in this month’s prices are as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported super petrol increasing by 14.97pc from USD 391.24 per cubic metre in January 2021 to USD 449.82 per cubic metre in February 2021, Diesel increasing by 21 % and Kerosene increasing by 13.26pc.”