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Gas prices increase

Wednesday, October 03, 2012 | 5:06 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Petrojam has announced an increase in the ex-refinery price of most categories of fuel.

The prices of 87 and 90-octane gasoline have gone up by $1.50, they will now be sold for $105.43 and $107.08 per litre respectively.

Automotive diesel fuel has seen an increase of $1.42; it will now be sold for $109.85 per litre.

Kerosene oil has increased by 64 cents and will now be sold for $109.55 per litre.

Propane liquid petroleum will now be sold for $35.24, after an increase of $1.23, while the price of Butane liquid petroleum has dropped by 45 cents, putting it at $47.68 per litre.

Marketing companies and retailers will add their respective mark up.

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