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The price of both grades of petrol will drop by 25c/* with effect from midnight tomorrow, the energy department said. The wholesale price of both grades of diesel would drop by 23c/* , the department said on Saturday. The wholesale price of illuminating paraffin would drop by 22c/* and the single maximum national retail price by 30c/* . The maximum retail price of LPGas would drop by 77c/kg. The decrease in fuel prices was due to the average international product prices of petrol, diesel, and illuminating paraffin dropping during the period under review - April 26 to June 1. The rand had also appreciated against the US dollar during this period, on average, when compared to the previous period, the department said. -