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Prices of petrol, diesel to fall between 3.7% and 4.04% per litre – COPEC

  • SOURCE: | qwesa2big
    • POSTED ON: February 27, 2023

    Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) has announced that beginning Thursday,
    March 1, 2023, prices of petrol and diesel are expected to fall between 3.7%
    and 4.04% per litre.

    to the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC), this follows a decline in the
    prices of the products on the world market, despite a marginal depreciation of
    the cedi to the dollar during the period.

    expected drop in prices for the second time running since the second pricing
    window of February 2023 does not have any correlation with the much-touted Gold
    for Oil programme as these movements are simply a derivative of market forces
    at play within the period,”.

    still await the reductions the two cargoes brought in this month will add to
    the relieving the suffering of the petroleum consumer”
    it added.

    petrol, COPEC said “with the international price decreasing from $878.41/MT
    to $849.25/MT (-3.32%), the retail price works up to ¢13.66 per litre.”

    Touching on diesel, it
    pointed out “with the International price decreasing from $854.00/MT to
    $809.38/MT (-5.22%), and the increase in the dollar rate, the expected mean
    retail price for the next window shall be ¢13.98 per litre”.

    On the other hand, it said
    the projected retail price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is expected to
    increase by about 4.36% from the current average of 13.86/kilogramme to

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