Gas prices go up by 22.78%...

Gas prices go up by 22.78%

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:32 PM, 5 June 2022   Updated: 09:13 PM, 5 June 2022

Gas prices go up by 22.78%

Gas prices go up by 22.78%

Bangladesh's energy regulator has decided to increase gas prices by 22.78 percent for all users, on average. 

The gas price hike will be applicable from June, said Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission's acting Chairman Mohammad Abu Faruque today.

The price of a single burner will rise to Tk 990 per month from Tk 925 while price of a double burner will rise to Tk 1,080 from Tk 975.

Earlier, on March 21, BERC held a public hearing at the Biam Foundation auditorium in the capital against the price hike of gas distribution companies. At the hearing, BERC recommended gas increment by 117 percent to Tk2000 for one stove from Tk925 and Tk 2100 for double stoves from Tk 975.

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