Saturday 17 November, 2018

Gas prices to increase

Effective midnight Sunday, November 4, there will be an increase in the prices for gasoline, kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), while the price for diesel will remain unchanged at $3.20 per litre.

Gasoline will now be sold at $3.91 per litre, up from $3.89, an increase of two cents; while kerosene will now cost $1.54 per litre, up from $1.50.

Meanwhile, the 100 lb cylinder of LPG will now retail at $168.42, up from $142.31, an increase of $26.11.  The price of the 25 lb cylinder will move from $40.68 to $47.20, an increase of $6.52. The price of the 22 lb cylinder will increase by $5.75, up from $35.96 to $41.71.  An increase of $5.22 in the price of the 20 lb cylinder will see it being retailed at $37.91, up from $32.69.

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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