Gas price will go up by 22.78% from this month

Originally posted in The Daily Star on 05 June 2022

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Bangladesh’s energy regulator has decided to increase gas price by 22.78 percent for all users, on average.

With the latest development, per cubic metre gas will cost Tk 11.91 – over Tk 2 hike from the existing Tk 9.70. The gas price hike will be applicable from June.

Price of a single burner will rise to Tk 990 per month from Tk 925 while price of a double burner will rise to Tk 1,080 from Tk 975, said Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission’s acting Chairman Mohammad Abu Faruque.

He was addressing virtually a press conference today (June 5, 2022).