Sun News Desk : The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has been hiked by Tk 79.
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From now, 12kg cylinder will be sold at Tk 1,363 instead of Tk 1,284, The new price will be effective from 6pm today.
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) said at a press conference held at TCB building in the capital on Monday.
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The BERC said prices of other sizes of LPG cylinders -- from 5.5kg to 45kg -- will go up accordingly.
As per the BERC decision, the price of “auto gas” (LPG used for motor vehicles) also increased to Tk 62.54 per litre (including VAT) from Tk 58.87 per litre. The increase is Tk 3.67 per litre.
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The price of reticulated LPG has also increased to Tk109.79 per kg, which was Tk103.18 per kg in September.
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