CHANGE IN THE RETAIL PRICES OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM COOKING GAS (LPG)
In exercise of the powers conferred by the Price and Distribution of Goods Act (CAP 161), Cabinet has granted approval for changes to be made to the prices of LPG as of Wednesday, 8th August, 2018, as detailed below.
The price of a 20lb cylinder of the fuel has increased by EC$2.63 in each of the four areas, while the price of a 25lb cylinder of LPG has increased by EC$3.28 across districts.
Meanwhile, a 100lb cylinder has risen by EC$13.15 across all zones.
Area I: means areas within a radius of two miles of the courthouse, Kingstown (approximately Kingstown to Arnos Vale/Villa area on the windward side and Kingstown to Lowmans Hill on the Leeward side)
Area II: means areas adjoining Area I extending from Area I north-east to Langley Park and north-west to Keartons including all areas lying between Langley Park and Keartons;
Area III: means all areas on the mainland, other than those falling within Area I and II
Area IV: Grenadines.
Maximum retail prices for LPG cylinders as of 8th August, 2018
See the approved prices below.
LPG Area I Area II Area III Area IV
20 lb $37.46 $38.46 $39.46 $42.46
25 lb $45.57 $46.57 $47.57 $50.57
100 lb $182.50 $182.50 $182.50 $203.30
10 kg (22 lb) $40.30 $41.30 $42.30 $45.30
43 kg (95 lb) $170.00 $170.00 $170.00 $191.00