The organization says the request stems from its concerns about rising fuel prices and wants clarity on predictions of further fuel price increases as they affect its members.
Sonja Carstens, spokeswoman for Misa, says: “According to forecasts, the price could rise to R40 per liter. The latest data from the Central Energy Fund suggests that the forecast increase in April fuel prices could range between R2.10 and R2.30. And it’s only mid-March now. Further price increases will have a devastating impact on our 53,000 members who depend on automotive and component sales, vehicle services and repairs for their income.”
The Motor Industry Staff Association is asking for inclusion in the fuel pricing methodology in South Africa
Meanwhile, People Against Petrol and Paraffin Price Increases (PAPPI) says it will begin picket demonstrations against the possible upcoming fuel increases next week.
The Central Energy Fund says consumers could be hit with hefty price increases for gasoline and diesel next month.
Fuel prices are determined by international oil prices and the dollar rand value.
PAPPI National Convenor Visvin Reddy says: “We as PAPPI will start a series of protests and strike demonstrations starting next week.”
South Africans find the “light side” of ever-rising fuel prices:
Motor Industry Staff Association Requests Inclusion in SA Fuel Pricing Methodology – SABC News
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