Zimbabwe’s ethanol crunch boosting gas prices at the pump

January 19, 2017 |

In Zimbabwe, the country continues to suffer from an ethanol supply crunch that has led to prices increasing at the pump by 4 cents per liter over the past month. Though blending has reached 20%, it was rolled back to 5% in light of the lack of ethanol supply availability, so higher imported gasoline prices have helped to boost the rate at the pump. Diesel prices have also increased. Rainy weather and lack of cane has kept domestic producer Green Fuel from pumping out ethanol as expected.

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