Petrol Price Changes August 6

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Effective midnight, August 6, the retail prices for gasoline and diesel decreased while those for kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) increased.

The new price of gasoline is $3.16 per litre, down from $3.18 and the price of diesel is now $2.35, down from $2.37. The price of kerosene has increased by one cent to $1.09.

A 100 lb cylinder of LPG now retails at $155.89, up from $153.42. The 25 lb cylinder is priced at $44.07, up from $43.46. The price of the 22 lb cylinder has moved from $38.41 to $38.95, while the 20 lb cylinder, formerly priced at $34.91, will now cost $35.41.

These represent increases of $2.47 per 100 lb cylinder; 61 cents per 25 lb cylinder; 54 cents per 22 lb cylinder; and 50 cents per 20 lb cylinder.

The mechanism being used by Government to allow for these price adjustments is in accordance with the imported prices of these products.

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