FMF NEWSLETTER 24 October 2018

24 October 2018
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FMF NEWSLETTER 24 October 2018    
FEATURE article  

Controlling the fuel price is a recipe for disaster – MARTIN VAN STADEN

The Department of Energy has indicated that it is considering setting a maximum allowable price for 93 unleaded fuel as a relief measure to soothe South Africans beleaguered by unrelenting petrol price increases over recent months. A warning though - price controls consistently lead to unintended consequences far worse than the problems they are supposed to fix in the first place.

The fuel price in South Africa is already controlled. Our fuel price differs only between the coastal and inland provinces. In other countries, you could be paying a completely different, often lower price, at every gas station you visit because they leave it to the market to determine the price of petrol, instead of leaving it to government.

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