Consumers will have to buy liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at a higher price after the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) revised the price of a 12-kg bottle to Rs 1,439 from the current Rs 1,391. This evening at 18.00. .. is .
This means that a consumer will have to pay an additional Rs 48 for a 12kg LPG container, or Rs 4 per container. containers for other quantities of kilograms.
While most consumers use 12kg containers, 18kg, 25kg containers are also available in the market.
Announcing the award, BERC President Abdul Jalil said the new award would come into effect at 1pm today. 18th today (April 3, 2022).
As per the new price, the price of autogas has gone up from Rs 63.07 to Rs
BRC chairman Abdul Jalil said the global price of Saudi clams had risen due to the war between Russia and Ukraine and the appreciation of the taka.
The current exchange rate is Rs 85.25 per dollar as compared to Rs 85.07 earlier.
Similarly, importers will have to pay more than 7% VAT, and the total cost is higher than before, the BRC chief said.
“The global price of Saudi contract (CP) rose to 9,911,250 per tonne. tons and 95,953.
“In the current world situation, it is difficult to predict whether prices will go up or down,” he said.
According to industry insiders, Saudi CP announcements are usually made at the end of each month to carry over to the next month, and it takes at least 7-10 days for oil to arrive in the country.
Many private companies in Bangladesh import their bulk LPG from the Middle East based on Saudi CP and market it locally.
The BRC had fixed the retail prices of LPG on April 12 for the first time after a public hearing in accordance with the High Court ruling.