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ZERA Announces 'Subsidised' Fuel Prices For March 2022

ZERA Announces 'Subsidised' Fuel Prices For March 2022

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has announced new fuel prices for the month of March 2022 which it said had been subsidised by the Government even though they went up.

The energy regulator has increased the price of diesel to ZWL$195.99 and US$1.51 from ZWL$168.17 and US$1.44 per litre, respectively.

The price of petrol for March is now ZWL$195.72 and US$1.51 per litre, a significant increase from the February price that was capped at ZWL$169.91 and US$1.44, respectively.

In a public notice, ZERA said the fuel price hike was caused by the increase in international crude oil prices. 

This is in reference to Russia’s illegal invasion of its neighbour Ukraine, on Thursday last week, which caused crude oil prices to rise across the globe. ZERA said:

The fuel price increase has been prompted by international crude oil prices which continuously went up following tensions in Eastern Europe.

Government has had to subsidize the final price to cushion the economy. The public and operators are advised that the blending ratio remains at E0.

Operators may sell the petroleum products below the prescribed prices depending on their trading advantages and should display prices in a prominent place as provided by the fuel pricing regulations.


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28 Comments

zimboy 2 months ago

chaoraa chinhu ichii nxae mxxxm.....they shld decentralise the whole industry


hoyoo 2 months ago

hama1 zim is open for corruption not business


Ranger 2 months ago

@ mhazi of Silobela musanyepere, have u ever been to Drc or munoita nyaya dzekunzwa pano PA Pindula?

Mhazi of silobela 2 months ago

We are being milked. DRC their fuel is now ridiculously high at 89cents per liter. Apa fuel yavo passes thru Zim.

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2 months ago


Russian UkraineWar 2 months ago

Its now high time for Crude oil manufacturing countries in Africa to take advantage of the instability in Ukraine to make profits however on the other side Putin cn be justified in his mission in Ukraine, denazify Ukraine, demilitatirize Ukraine, guarantee Russian sovereignty in Cremea and promise tht Ukraine will not join NATO thn war is over, Economic sanctions hd bn there and will not stop war save peoples lives, now there is Nuclear radiation danger in Ukraine, do something U toothless EU AND NATO


Machiavelli 2 months ago

Do something like what @RussianUkraineWar?

Like bombing Russia and start nuclear holocaust? You ate calling NATO and EU "toothless" and yet you are calling on them to do something!!! Hahahahaha, that is a contradiction- decide whether you are with them or you are against them.

NATO and EU are doing what any rational body politic can do- Economic Warfare without endangering the rest of the world

Makelanwi 2 months ago

Who let the Dogs out; whooooooo whoop whoooo🐕🐕🐕🐕🐕🐕


Makelanwi 2 months ago

Who let the Dogs out; whooooooo whoop whoooo


$UB 2 months ago

Haiwawo ngavatidzikisire maprize efuel apa vanopenga kuda kungotinyepera chete apa


Machiavelli 2 months ago

Kusaziva kufa. Hausi kuziva here kuti world over fuel yakwira zvisingaite because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 2 months ago

War is not like the fights we have at beer halls or with our spouses, War is an economically suffering with no energy that puts words in one's mouth 😂 hanzi nebenzi tipei zvombo tibvise ZanuPF yacho ncch 😂 munhu achitaura akarara pamubhedha waakasiirwa nevabereki kkkk!!! war is between Russia and Ukraine putting prices of commodities in Zimbabwe right away coz oil manufactures industry to produce entities elsewhere... ahii


Jimmy machende 2 months ago

#ROVAIPASI
#GOBAACKTOKUVUKILAND


Zvanyanya Hazvo 2 months ago

Kukwira kukwira chete, "Subsided" or not.


2 months ago


Leonardo Luvale 2 months ago

there is no illegal invasion by Russia,its online with what the European community did in Iraq,Libya,Syria,somalia,iran and in what they termed the third world


Machiavelli 2 months ago

For your own information the United Nations voted 141:5 denouncing Russia's invasion of Ukraine

That makes it illegal because the majority of the world says so

chairmana 2 months ago

ukundokunzi kutangidzi kuti muone mberi kune vasina meso ekuona


Mthembo 2 months ago

Is any such thing as a legal invasion. Or is it the type white people did to Africa


chirman 2 months ago

maerror pmawrds fn yng ma1

Jimmy machende 2 months ago

Haiwawo ndezve**** ini handivhoti ini aaaa from 1.44 to 1.51


mazimbo 2 months ago

vakomana tinobuda here 🤷


Charlie Charlie. 2 months ago

It baffles the mind ..if Zera..a gvt organ describes Russiainvasion as illegal..then why did our gvt/ rep abstained the vote at UN extraordinary meeting.?..instead of voting against Russian invasion


Machiavelli 2 months ago

@ Charlie Charlie, our government is shortsighted. It sides with despots because it hates the West for criticising its poor human rights record , and therefore could not be seen to be aligned with the West

ngorima mushava 2 months ago

the world 🌎 🌍 over ,oil prizes have gone up

Dollar 2 months ago

Zvatanga 2008 error is coming


Tkt 2 months ago

@Putin..... Chasara kui swa sechizita chawada icho


Putin 2 months ago

Munokaka zveshuwa kkkkk



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