Consumers will pay more for gasoline, but less for kerosene and liquified petroleum products, from Sunday, May 5. The price of diesel will remain unchanged.
Gasoline will retail for BDS $3.88 per litre, up from $3.82 per litre, an increase of 0.06 cents. The price of kerosene will decrease by 0.01 cent, moving from $1.42 per litre to $1.41 per litre.
Similarly, there will be a decrease in the price of liquefied petroleum gas. The 100lb cylinder will retail for $149.60, down from $163.07, a reduction of $13.47. The 25lb cylinder will now be sold at $42.50, a decrease of $3.37. The cost of the 22lb cylinder will drop from $40.53 to $37.56, a reduction of $2.97, and the 20lb cylinder will retail at $34.15, down from $36.84, a decrease of $2.69.
These price adjustments are in keeping with government’s policy of allowing retail prices to be reflective of those on the international market.
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