Zambia: Government mulls changes to fuel price reviews to protect public

Issue 495 - 19 Nov 2023 - By Chiwoyu Sinyangwe | 2 minute read

The Zambian government has said it will abandon the current 30-day pricing cycle for petroleum products and instead move to a 90-day review period, reversing a policy that was set late last year.

However, the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has told African Energy that changing the price review mechanism cannot happen “overnight” and a number of issues need to be assessed before the current 30-day cycle can be discarded.

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