Fuel Prices Rwanda

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Part of: GIZ International Fuel Price database
Also see: Rwanda Energy Situation

Fuel Pricing Policies

Local Currency: RWF
Exchange Rate: 577.5


Last Update:

"Pricing policy: Government sets maximum prices for gasoline and diesel in Kigali. Since Jul 2011, government has tried to maintain constant prices for at least three months at a time. The retail diesel and gasoline prices are the same if the international diesel price is higher than the international gasoline price, and the retail diesel price is lower otherwise. At a cost equivalent to 0.4% of GDP, government reduced fuel taxes in Jul 2011 by RF50 (US$0.08)/liter and in Jan 2012 by another RF50 to bring fuel taxes more in line with those in the neighboring countries as well as to curb inflation. Measures to keep prices lower include increasing stockholding and bulk procurement."

(Source: Kojima, Masami. (2013, forthcoming). “Petroleum product pricing and complementary policies:Experience of 65 developing countries since 2009.” Washington DC: World Bank.)

Fuel Prices and Trends

Gasoline 95 Octane Diesel
in USD*

in Local Currency

* benchmark lines: green=US price; grey=price in Spain; red=price of Crude Oil

Fuel Price Composition

Price composition.

No information available.

At a Glance

Transparency of
Price Composition
Transparency of Pricing
Mechanism / Monitoring
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Website of “Petroleum Special Unit” is “under construction”. No Information available.

Sources to the Public

Type of Information Web-Link / Source
Other Information http://www.minicom.gov.rw/ (Petroleum)
Pump prices and margins http://www.minicom.gov.rw/IMG/pdf/FUEL_PRICE_ANNOUNCEMENT_31_12_12-2.pdf (Latest (maximum) price announcement)


Please find more information on GIZ International Fuel Price Database and http://www.giz.de/fuelprices

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