The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has revealed there’s going to be a decline in prices of petroleum products close to it former prices in the coming days.
According to IES, petrol price would fall further at GHC9.50 a litre and diesel at GHC11.60 in the next few days.
It is as a result of the 5.28 percent and 5.09 percent fall in the prices of petrol and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), respectively, and the 26.51 percent appreciation of the cedi against the US dollar in the second pricing window of December 2022.
The IES has further disclosed the domestic Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) shall reduce their prices significantly in the first week of 2023, with some selling petroleum products at prices below the GHC10 mark, in a statement yesterday, December 29.
The statement emphasized, “Despite the marginal rise in the price of gasoil on the international market, the Ghana cedi’s appreciation against the dollar will force prices down locally.
“Prices are set to reach GHC9.50 and GHC11.60 per litre for gasoline and gasoil, respectively, and GHC9 per kilogram for LPG in the coming days.”
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