Consumers of petroleum merchandise, can heave a sigh of reduction as the worth of petrol is predicted to go down by about 4 p.c per litre on the varied pumps in the nation in the first pricing window of July.
This is in accordance to a current evaluation by the Institute for Energy Security (IES).
This follows a constant rise in the worth of gasoline on the pumps in earlier home windows.
A current evaluation, issued by the Institute for Energy Security, notes that the discount could be attributed to the three.20% fall in the worth of Gasoline, a 15.71% fall in the worth of LPG, and a 2.05% appreciation of the cedi in opposition to the US Dollar.
It notes that the worth of petrol is projected to scale back by roughly 4%, to promote under Gh¢10.50 per litre whereas the worth of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) is projected to fall additional by roughly 4% from its present worth.
However, the 1.97% rise in the worth of Gasoil on the worldwide gasoline market could both trigger a stability in the present worth of Gasoil, or a marginal leap in worth on the pumps of the varied OMCs.
Fuel costs for some time now have been rising persistently on the native market due to developments on the worldwide market.
Currently, the nationwide common worth of gasoline per litre on the pumps is pegged at Gh¢11 and Gh¢14 for Gasoline and Gasoil respectively.
For the final pricing window, which was the second pricing window of June, costs of gasoline on the native market elevated by over 4%. The worth of Gasoil and Gasoline elevated by 5% and three% respectively.
Credit : citibusinessnews.com