The price of petrol & diesel increases by Ksh. 0.28 and Ksh. 2.44 per litre

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The Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has announced the maximum retail pump prices of petroleum products for the period between 15th September to 14th October 2019.

The price of petroleum pump prices in Nairobi are as follows: Super Petrol and Diesel increase by KSh. 0.28 per litre and KSh. 2.44 per litre respectively while Kerosene has decreased by KSh. 3.31 per litre. The pump prices are inclusive of 8% Value Added Tax (VAT) in line with the provisions of the Finance Act 2018 and the revised rates for excise duty adjusted for inflation as per Legal Notice No. 109 of 9th July 2019.

The changes in this month’s prices have been as a consequence of the average landed cost of imported Super Petrol decreasing by 0.22% from US$ 498.46 per cubic metre in July 2019 to US$ 497.36 per cubic metre in August 2019. Diesel has increased by 4.38% from US$ 482.47 per cubic metre to US$ 503.61 per cubic metre with Kerosene decreasing by 5.61% from US$ 513.10 per cubic metre to US$ 484.29 per cubic metre. The changes in the landed costs are summarized in the table below:

PRODUCT   JULY 2019 AUGUST 2019 CHANGE
Super Petrol

US$/Cubic Metre

498.46 497.36 -0.22%
Diesel

US$/Cubic Metre

482.47 503.61 +4.38%
Kerosene

US$/Cubic Metre

513.10 484.29 -5.61%

Over the same period, the mean monthly US Dollar to Kenya Shilling exchange rate depreciated by 0.13% from KShs. 103.31 per US$ in July 2019 to KShs. 103.44 per US$.

A summary of the resultant pump prices for major towns in Kenya are as follows:

  15th September 2019- 14th October 2019
  TOWNS MAXIMUM PUMP PRICES
Super Petrol

(PMS)

Automotive

Diesel (AGO)

Kerosene (1K)
KShs/L KShs/L KShs/L
36 Moyale 122.32 112.55 110.16
37 Sololo 121.34 111.56 109.17
38 Habaswein 119.66 109.90 107.50
39 Dadaab 118.39 108.62 106.22
40 Tarba• 121.91 112.15 109.75
41 Elwak 123.52 113.75 111.35
42 Wa•ir 120.49 110.72 108.33
43 Mandera 125.67 115.90 113.50
44 Nakuru 113.30 101.35
45 Gilgil 113.30 103.74 101.35
46 MO otio 113.35 103.80 101.41
47 Molo   103.88 101.49
48 Olen ruone 114.02 104.47 102.08
49 Londiani 113.44 103.88 101.49
50 N ahururu 113.51 103.96 101.58
51 Archers Post 116.53 106.97 104.59
52 Lodosoit 117.63 108.07 105.68
53 Naivasha 113.62 104.07 101.68
54 Mari at 113.94 104.39 102.00
55 Kabarnet 114.47 104.92 102.53
56 Bomet 115.08 105.53 103.13
57 Maralal 117.16 107.61 105.22
58 114.29 102.35
59 Ka sabet 114.31 104.76 102.37
60 Webu e 114.47 104.92 102.53
61 Kitale 114.60 105.05 102.66
62 Ka en uria 114.98 105.43 103.04
63 Bun oma 115.00 105.45 103.06
64 Moiben 114.33 104.78 102.39
65 Matunda 114.27 104.72 102.32
66 Burnt Forest 114.25 104.69 102.30
67 Tambach 114.32 104.77 102.38
68 Ka sowar 114.52 104.96 102.57
69 Chebara 114.42 104.87 102.49
70 Kimwarer 114.60 105.05 102.66
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