2022 General Fuel Levy freeze & reduction

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 18 November 2022

In order to cushion domestic consumers and the national economy from the effects of oil price rise, the South African government decided in February 2023 to freeze the general fuel levy on petrol and diesel.

A month later, this support was enhanced with a temporary reduction in the general fuel levy of ZAR 1.50/ litre, enacted from April until the end of May 2022. 

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