Effective midnight the prices of butane imported into the country by the main suppliers are going up by two dollars across the country. The new controlled price for LPG imported from Mexico by Belize Gas Limited and Western Gas company is one hundred and fifteen dollars for a one hundred pound cylinder in Belize City and Corozal, one hundred and sixteen in Orange Walk, one hundred and seventeen in Belmopan and San Ignacio, one hundred and eighteen in Benque Viejo del Carmen, in Dangriga one hundred and nineteen and deep south in Punta Gorda, it is one hundred and twenty dollars.

If your are purchasing from Belize Western Energy Limited, Southern Choice Butane or Zeta Gas as well as Gas Tomza from Central America, then consumers will also now pay an additional two dollars. In Belize City and Corozal, it is retailing at one hundred and twelve dollars, in Orange Walk at one hundred and thirteen, in Belmopan and San Ignacio at one hundred and fourteen dollars, in Benque Viejo at one hundred and fifteen, in Dangriga at one hundred and sixteen and in Punta Gorda, at one hundred and seventeen dollars per one hundred pound cylinder.

While the supply of butane is not available countrywide from Belize Natural Energy, their domestic prices are the lowest retailing at ninety-nine dollars in Burrell Boom, San Ignacio, Belmopan, Benque Viejo del Carmen and Punta Gorda. Overall, imported butane goes up by two dollars by any of the suppliers as of Friday.

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