Govt reduces Tk. 85 for 12 kg LPG cylinder

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Dhaka, Dec 02: Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has reduced the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Taka 85 from 1,313 for a 12 kg cylinder at retailer level.

“The newly fixed price of LPG is Taka 1,228, which was Taka 1,313. It will be effective from tomorrow (December 3) and all licenses of LPG marketing companies will implement the price,” according to a statement issued by the BERC today.

It said the BERC also re-fixed auto gas price Taka 57.24 per liter, while per kilogram of LPG at Taka 102.32 at retailer level inclusive VAT owned by private sector.

According to the BERC decision, new price at retailer level owned by private sector, 12.5 kg LPG has been fixed at Taka 1,280 at retailer level, 15 kg at Taka 1,535, 16 kg at Taka 1,637, 18 kg at Taka 1,842, 20 kg at Taka 2,047, 22 kg at Taka 2,251, 25 kg at Taka 2,558, 30 kg at Taka 3,070, 33 kg at Taka 3,377, 35 kg at Taka 3,581 and 45 kg at Taka 4,604.

According to the BERC details, the price of LPG $995 and $750 per tonne was fixed for December 2021 by Saudi Contract Price (Saudi CP) as per Propane and Butane ratio 35:65. The Saudi CP price was fixed $765.75 per tonne considering the ration between Propane and Butane average.