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Prices of Gas for Vava’u and Tongatapu increase by 7 seniti per kilo, effective tomorrow

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 15/02/2017

The wholesale and retail prices of LPG Liquid Petroleum Gas have gone up by 7 seniti per kilo, to be effective tomorrow – February 16th.

Information from Competent Authority says the new retail price is TOP$3.62 increasing from the old price of TOP$3.55 per kilo.

In Vava’u the new retail price is TOP$3.67 and increase from the old price of TOP$3.60

The price of gas is increased in a quarterly basis.

Tonga’s gas product is imported from Australia and NZ.

The public purchase 1950 tones of gas annually.

Gas is shipped to Tonga 2 or 3 times on a monthly basis.

Meanwhile the prices of petroleum product will also increase, effective tomorrow.

The prices of Petrol for Tongatapu are TOP$2.57 per liter. Diesel will be TOP$2.51 per liter and kerosene will be TOP$1.73

The price varies in the islands and the highest price is TOP$3.38 per liter for petrol in Niuafo’ou.

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