Prices of petroleum products have been reviewed, according to a statement chanced upon by tv3network.com.
The review took effect from 6:00am July 17, 2013, the statement indicated.
“Since the last adjustment of the pump prices of petroleum products on June 1, 2013, prices of petroleum products have experienced volatility on the international market,” it pointed out.
Therefore, government conducted the review to achieve full pass-through petroleum prices, the statement said.
Premium increases by 1.71 per cent from GHp 211.11 per Litre to GHp 214.73/Lt.
While kerosene shoots from GHp 104.65/Lt to GHp 115.03/Lt, gas oil (diesel) goes up from GHp 211.11 to GHp 213.79, which is a 1.27 per cent increment.
Premix recorded the highest percentage increase of 23.12. The price goes up to GHp 66.82/Lt.
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) also increased by 6.18 per cent from GHp 200 per kilogram to GHp 212.35 /kg.
Meanwhile, a release from road transport operators has announced a “delay” in any adjustment in transport fares.
According to the Ghana Private Roads Transport (GPRTU) and the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), they will “come out with realistic transport fares very soon”.
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