Effective midnight Sunday, Barbadians will be paying 17 cents more at the pumps for a litre of gasoline and 18 cents more for a litre of diesel.
However, the price of kerosene will decrease by one cent per litre.
In a statement, the Division of Energy said the retail price of gasoline will move up from $2.85 per litre to $3.02 per litre, while the price of diesel will be rise from $2.12 per litre to $2.30 per litre. The new price of kerosene is $1.21 per litre, down from $1.22 per litre.
“These adjustments in retail prices are due solely to changes in the CIF [Cost, Insurance and Freight] of these refined products,” the statement released by the Government Information Service added. (BGIS)