NBS SAYS PRICE OF 12.5KG COOKING GAS INCREASED IN MARCH

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The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its “Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) Price Watch’’ released on Tuesday.

The National Bureau of Statistics said the average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -0.16% month-on-month and -1.25% year-on-year to N2,064.45 in March 2019 from N2,067.68 in February 2019.

“States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Bauchi (N2,500.00), Cross River (N2,400.00) and Adamawa (N2,375.00). States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Kaduna (N1,740.17), Enugu (N1,769.23) and Osun (N1,785.29)”.

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The report indicated that the average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 0.34% month-on-month and 0.14% year-on-year to N4,259.48 in March 2019 from N4,244.19 in February 2019.

It further said that the states with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Cross River (N4,753.57), Akwa Ibom (N4,745.00) and Abia (N4,688.89) while states with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Kano (N3,787.50), Oyo (N3,802.78) and Adamawa (N3925.00).

Download the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) Price Watch report here…

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