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Cost of butane down #319676
01/21/09 09:08 AM
01/21/09 09:08 AM
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Cost of 100 lb. cylinder of butane goes down again

And while statistics were dismal in 2008 in prices of food and medical care, there is some news that will delight consumers since the price of cooking gas has gone down again.

According to a release late this evening, the Belize Press Office, G.O.B. has approved a decrease in the maximum retail price of a 100 pound cylinder of Butane gas which will come in effect this Wednesday.

The price has been steadily falling in line with international decreases in the price of fuel and the last price change was in December. But comparing the prices from 8 months ago, May 2008, the prices have done down an average of $36.

The new price of butane is as follows:

Belize City $86.00
Belmopan and San Ignacio $88.00
Benque $89
Orange Walk $87
Corozal $86
Dangriga $90
Punta Gorda $91

Re: Cost of butane down [Re: Marty] #321096
01/28/09 05:26 PM
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Controlled Price of Butane

Press Release, Belmopan, January 27,2009. It has come to the attention of the Belize Bureau of Standards, in the Ministry of Economic Development, Commerce, Industry & Consumer Protection that the price of Butane sold by some distributors may exceed the current controlled price. In this regard the General Public is hereby informs that the current prices are as follows:

Belize City - $ 86.00
Belmopan City – $88.00
San Ignacio - $ 88.00
Benque Viejo del Carmen - $ 89.00
Orange Walk - $ 87.00
Corozal - $86.00
Dangriga - $ 90.00
Punta Gorda - $ 91.00

In San Pedro the price of a 100lb cylinder is $107. Consumers are advised to note the current price and to alert the Ministry of infractions at 0-800-283-5587. Where there is failure to comply, consumers are reminded that the receipt is proof of purchase and this is important in seeking redress.

It must also be noted that selling above the controlled price is a serious offence under the Supplies Control act Chapter 293 Section four (4) OF THE Laws of Belize. Any person found in violation faces imprisonment not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or both such imprisonment and such fine.

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