JOHANNESBURG, Dec 27 (Reuters) - The retail price of petrol in South Africa will increase by up to 39 cents or nearly 3 percent a litre from next Wednesday, while wholesale diesel will rise by 32 cents or 2.5 percent, the Department of Energy said on Friday.
Petrol will cost 13.57 rand ($1.31) a litre and diesel 12.87 rand in the main Gauteng inland region, the department said in a statement.
($1 = 10.3578 South African rand)
(Reporting by Stella Mapenzauswa; Editing by Ed Stoddard) Keywords: SAFRICA FUEL/
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