× Business BUSINESS MOTORING SHIPPING & LOGISTICS DR PESA FINANCIAL STANDARD Digital News Videos Health & Science Lifestyle Opinion Education Columnists Moi Cabinets Arts & Culture Fact Check Podcasts E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS
×

Motorists to pay more at the pump in new EPRA review

BUSINESS
By Winfrey Owino | September 14th 2021

The retail cost of fuel has increased to a historic high after the Kenyan Government dropped subsidies.

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) announced the unprecedented rise of fuel prices on Tuesday, September 14.

Consequently, a litre of petrol will go up by Sh7.58, diesel Sh7.94 and kerosene – the most affected commodity – Sh12.97.

In Nairobi, a litre of petrol will now retail at Sh134.72, diesel at Sh115.6 and kerosene at Sh110.81.

EPRA says the new prices are inclusive of the eight per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) and the revised rates of the excise duty tax imposed on imported goods.

The changes came a month after fuel prices remained unchanged as the government retained subsidies on petroleum products despite higher crude oil prices and a weaker shilling, which resulted in the cost of importing petroleum products going up in July.

The new review lasts one month, starting September 15 to October 14, 2021.

Share this story
Talent Soko takes the hassle out of job hunting
A group of young Kenyans have developed an app that they hope will help connect more Kenyans to jobs via a mobile application.
Costly sukuma wiki lightens wallets in poor households
Economic data shows price rose by 11 per cent last year amid supply disruptions due to Covid-19.
.
RECOMMENDED NEWS
Feedback