Zambia: Fuel price hike compounds consumer woes

Issue 478 - 17 Feb 2023 - By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe | 2 minute read

Southern Africa’s highest pump prices, with increases averaging 70% over the last year, have accelerated Lusaka’s turn to blended fuels, with petroleum comprising 10% domestically-produced bio-ethanol (known as E10 in Europe) to be sold nationwide from Q3 2023.

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