The government through the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority -ZERA- has announced a significant fuel price increase, with the pump price of diesel rising to US$1.76 per litre, up from US$1.65.

According to the announcement, the new prices is with effect from 7 September.

Petrol now costs US$1.65, up from US$1.61.

However, operators are allowed to sell below prescribed prices depending on trade advantages.