Price of LPG gas cylinder declines by Tk35

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Dhaka, Aug 02: The price of LPG gas has decreased by Tk35 per 12kg cylinder.

In a new tariff order, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) raised the price, from Tk1,254 to Tk1,219.

BERC announced the price on Tuesday after adjusting the import cost of the raw materials of LPG.

Announcing the new price in a virtual press briefing, BERC Chairman Md Abdul Jalil said that the new tariff will be effective from 6pm of 2 August 2022.

As per the new tariff order, the price of per kg LPG has been set to Tk101.62 and the rate will be applicable for any other size of cylinder.

Meanwhile, the price of Autogas or LPG used for motor vehicles has dropped from Tk58.46 per litre to Tk56.85 per litre. Also, the price of reticulated LPG has been decreased from Tk101.28 per kg to Tk98.38 kg

However, the price of government-owned 12.5kg LPG cylinders remains unchanged at Tk591.