LPG Price Changes

In exercise of the powers conferred by the Price and Distribution of Goods Act (Cap 161), approval was granted for changes to be made to the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), with effect from Wednesday May 10th, 2017, as detailed below:



CHANGE IN THE RETAIL PRICES OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CYLINDERS

Maximum retail prices for LPG Cylinders as of May 10, 2017
LPG CYLINDERS Area I Area II Area III Area IV
100 lb $178.10 $178.10 $178.10 $199.10
95 lb (Petrocaribe) $145.00 $145.00 $145.00 $166.00
25 lb $44.50 $45.50 $46.50 $49.50
22 lb (Petrocaribe) $33.50 $34.50 $35.50 $38.50
20 lb $36.60 $37.60 $38.60 $41.60


Retail prices reflect the average Spot Prices in the months of December 2016, January 2017, and February 2017. As such, subsequent price changes will reflect average Spot Prices in months after February 2017.


Area I: Kingstown to Campden Park, and Kingstown to Arnos Vale

Area II: Beyond Campden Park to Keartons, and Villa to Langley Park

Area III: Beyond Langley park to Fancy, beyond Keartons to Richmond

Area IV: Grenadines

Under the Price and Distribution of Goods Act (Cap 161), no person shall sell, buy, or agree to sell or buy any goods at a price greater than the maximum fixed price of that good.

Any person who contravenes this provision is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of not less than $1,500.00 but not more than $3,000.00, (this is in the case of a first offence).  In the case of a second or subsequent offence, within twelve calendar months, the individual is liable to a fine of not less than $3,000.00 but not more than $15,000.00.

Also, under this Act, sellers are obligated to provide to customers, once requested, a receipt or delivery slip showing the date of sale, quantity and type (20 lb, 22 lb, etc.) of LPG cylinder sold, and the price charged. Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with this provision is guilty of an offence.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade And Commerce