Headline — 09 February 2019 — by Courtney Menzies
Gas prices on the rise again

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Feb. 6, 2019– Belizeans were recently celebrating after all gas prices fell below $10 on January 17, but now those prices are on the rise again. Effective today, February 6, diesel and kerosene prices will rise 66 cents and 63 cents respectively.

This follows a 24-cent rise in the price of premium gas, which occurred on January 29, and a 20-cent rise in regular gas prices on January 25.

Diesel prices have risen from $9.31 to $9.97 and the price of kerosene from $6.82 to $7.45. The price of premium gas continues to be $10.19, and the price of regular gas remains at $9.51.

Today’s increase is the fifth time for 2019 that gas prices have changed. The prices at the start of the year were $10.47 for premium gas, $9.31 for regular gas, $9.83 for diesel, and $7.34 for kerosene.

Comparing those to the prices now, the price of premium gas has increased by 28 cents, the price of regular gas by 20 cents, diesel’s price by 14 cents, and kerosene’s price  by 11 cents.

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