Gas and diesel prices on the rise
Consumers are paying more for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, and less for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight, Sunday, April 10.
The changes, which took effect on midnight on Sunday, saw the retail price of gasoline moving from $2.58 to $2.63, an increase of five cents per litre. The price of diesel will also rise from $1.77 per litre to $1.83, an increase of six cents, while kerosene will now retail at 83 cents per litre, an increase of two cents.
Meanwhile, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will retail at $150.56 per 100 lbs cylinder, a decrease of $1.34 cents. The price of the 25 lbs cylinder has dropped from $43.08 to $42.74, a decrease of 34 cents, while the 22 lbs cylinder will now cost $37.78, down from $38.07, which is 29 cents less. The new price of a 20 lbs cylinder is $34.34, 27 cents cheaper.
These adjustments in retail prices are due solely to changes in the cost, insurance and freight of these refined products.