Cabinet has granted approval for changes to be made to the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
The price increases were approved in accord with the Price and Distribution of Goods Act (Cap 161).
The changes in the price of LPG took effect as of Monday April 16, 2018.
In Area One, which encompasses Kingstown to Arnos Vale/Villa area on the windward side and Kingstown to Lowmans Leeward on the Leeward side, the Maximum retail prices for a 20 pound (lb) cylinder of LPG is now EC$37.15, a 25 pound cylinder of LPG will sell for $45.19, and a 100 pound cylinder will cost $180.77.
In Area 2 which includes communities extending from Area I north-east to Langley Park and north-west to Keartons including all areas lying between Langley Park and Keartons, the 20 pound cylinder LPG will sell for $38.15, the 25 pound LPG cylinder for $46.19 and the 100 pound cylinder LPG for $180.77.
In Area Three which encompasses all areas on the mainland, other than those falling within Area I and II, the 20 pound cylinder LPG will sell for $39.15; the 25 pound LPG cylinder for $47.19 and the 100 pound cylinder LPG for $180.77.
In Area Four, the Grenadines, a 20 pound cylinder will sell for $42.15, a 25 pound cylinder of LPG for $50.19, and the 100 pound cylinder LPG will sell for $201.77.