Thursday 15 November, 2018

Barbadians paying more for liquefied petroleum gas

The retail price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has increased.

Barbados' Government Information Service (BGIS) announced that Barbadians have been paying more for LPG from Friday, January 19.      

The new price of a 100 lb cylinder is Bds$170.42 up from $165.50, an increase of $4.92.  The 25 lb cylinder is now priced at $47.71, an increase of 95 cents from $46.76, and the price of the 22 lb cylinder has moved from $41.06 to $42.15, an increase of $1.09.  The new retail price of the 20 lb cylinder is $38.31, up from $37.33, an increase of 98 cents.

According to the Division of Energy, these changes are in accordance with Government’s policy of allowing retail prices to be reflective of those on the international market.