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Kenya: Oil marketers seek relief from sales losses
The government has turned down a request from oil marketers to adjust fuel prices to cushion their losses from sharply lower sales as drivers stay home amid the coronavirus lockdown. On 6 May, the Supply Coordination Committee, which groups 17 oil marketing companies based in Kenya with retail networks across East Africa, wrote to the Ministry of Mining and Petroleum asking for petroleum products prices to be raised at the monthly review.
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