It said that while the rand started the month strongly against the dollar – which bodes well for petrol prices – it had since weakened.
It was a similar case with the international cost of petroleum‚ which started the month relatively cheap but “made something of a comeback in the past few days”.
Despite this volatility‚ the consumer was “still winning”‚ the association said.
“The current data (predicts) a drop of 24 cents a litre for petrol‚ 20 cents for diesel‚ and 21 cents for illuminating paraffin. We wouldn’t rely on these figures though‚ since a lot could change by month end‚” the AA commented.
-Tiso Black Star Group/TimesLIVE