Gas, diesel and kerosene prices rise, LPG drops
Barbadians will pay more for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, and less for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight, Sunday.
The retail price of gasoline will move from BDS$2.79 per litre to BDS$2.85, an increase of six cents per litre.
The price of diesel will rise from BDS$1.88 per litre to BDS$1.99, an increase of 11 cents.
Kerosene will now retail at 92 cents per litre, an increase of eight cents.
Meanwhile, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will retail at BDS$140.31 per 100 lb cylinder, down from BDS$152.99, a decrease of $12.68. The price of the 25 lb cylinder has dropped from $43.35 to $40.18, a decrease of $3.17 cents, while the 22 lb cylinder will now cost $35.52, down from $38.31, which is $2.79 less. The new price of a 20 lb cylinder is $32.29, which is $2.54 cents cheaper.
“These adjustments in retail prices are due solely to changes in the CIF (cost, insurance and freight) of these refined products., “ the Division of Energy said in a statement issued by the Government Information Service.