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Nov 12, 2009

Price of 100lb cylinder of butane goes up

If you are running out of butane gas, you have a few hours left before the prices go up well above the hundred dollar mark for the hundred pound cylinder. With effect from Friday, the prices for the cooking gas will go up considerable by seven dollars. At the beginning of the year, consumers were paying sixty-three dollars per cylinder, which means that the prices have gone up an average of forty-four dollars or by seventy percent. Just after the Prime Minister’s departure to Miami for a tourism conference, government announced today the price hike which catapults the prices in this manner: in Belize City and Corozal Town, it will sell at one hundred and seven dollars, in Orange Walk the new price is one hundred and eight, in Belmopan and San Ignacio, it will sell for one hundred and nine. Further away in Benque, it will retail for one hundred and ten dollars, in Dangriga, at one hundred and eleven and in Punta Gorda, the new price beginning Friday is one hundred and twelve dollars.

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