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Mar 7, 2017

Premium Fuel Takes a Hike – More to Come?

The cost of fuel has increased for the second time in less than one week, particularly for premium fuel. At midnight Friday, a nineteen-cent increase went into effect for premium fuel. This takes the price from ten dollars twenty-five cents to ten dollars forty-four cents. This followed a one-cent increase for diesel to nine dollars and seven cents and two-cent increase for regular to nine dollars and sixty-two cents. There has been no explanation for the increases and it is expected that the cost of fuel may go up even more.  Last year, the government raked in fifty million dollars from a revision of duties and as it seeks more funding to reduce the deficit in the 2017/2018 public budget, fuels may again be targeted.

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1 Response for “Premium Fuel Takes a Hike – More to Come?”

  1. mr.sampler says:

    Where’s the bloody department that protects the consumers same ones that were checking all the sugar,rice and other basic consumer price. Where are they that suppose to halt this crazy thing of hiking the price of fuel with no explanation. Where’s the “better is yet to come” can any media personnel ask in the bald head man where are this promises gone. mein we work hard to sruvive and to go to work with our old buckets while this bloody gov just keep killing us. Where are the people who proudly chanted “udp udp all the way” “better is yet to come” mein I guess we need to start a revolution a people party to show all gov parties that we are tired of this bloody lies they tell the fools. I for long have not voted for the last 15 yrs due to lack of confidence in gov. blue or red they are the same bloody suckers from we the poor.

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