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Tanzanian Regulator Cuts Gasoline Prices by 1.8%, Diesel by 2.3%

September 12, 2011

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Tanzania, East Africa’s second- biggest economy, reduced the price of gasoline by 1.8 percent as global crude prices declined, the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority said.

Gasoline will cost 2,032 Tanzanian shillings ($1.24) per liter for the next two weeks, the regulator said in a statement published in the Dar es Salaam-based Guardian newspaper today.

Diesel prices were cut by 2.3 percent to 1,954 shillings and kerosene, used for cooking, was lowered by the same margin to 1,934 shillings, it said.

To contact the reporter on this story: David Malingha Doya in Dar es Salaam at dmalingha@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Richardson at pmrichardson@bloomberg.net


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