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    Consumers will pay less for gasoline, diesel and kerosene, as well as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from midnight, Sunday 7th August. Meanwhile, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will retail at BDS $135.27 per 100 lb cylinder, down from BDS $136.99, a decrease of $1.72. The price of the 25 lb cylinder has dropped from $39.35 to […]

    August 7, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Steep price hikes in Santo Domingo for consumer products

    According to the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank, the Consumer Price Index shows an inflation rate of almost zero in the DR. On Sunday, 20 September 2015, however, the director of the governmental consumer protection agency, ProConsumidor, said that the prices of some basic consumer items have gone up by as much as 48-60%. Altagracia Paulino […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ON THE RISE

    Barbadians will soon be paying more for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). As a result, the 100-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $180.87 – up by $4.35. The 25-pound cylinder will now cost $50.32 – an increase of $1.09; while the 22-pound cylinder will now be retailed at $44.44 – an increase of 95 cents. […]

    December 21, 2014Business, ControversyNo comments