Litro announces reduced gas prices


Litro Gas Lanka reduced the prices of domestic gas with effect from midnight yesterday (5).

Accordingly, a cylinder of 12.5 kg domestic LP gas was reduced by Rs 113. The price of a 5 kg cylinder waill be reduced by Rs 45, and the price of a 2.3 kg cylinder will be reduced by Rs. 21.

Chairman of Litro Gas Lanka Muditha Peiris said the domestic LP refill price was revised as of midnight yesterday (5), in accordance with the revised pricing formula.

As a result, the new (Colombo) price of a 12.5 kg Litro gas cylinder will be Rs 4,551, while the 5 kg cylinder will be Rs 1,827. The 2.3 kg cylinder’s new price will be Rs 848.

Gas prices are reviewed and revised each month in accordance with the newly introduced price formula, based on global market prices.

Litro also stated that a system will be introduced in the coming week that will allow a person living abroad to pay for gas cylinders for a person in Sri Lanka in dollars.

“From next week we are expecting to introduce an app for people living abroad to order a gas cylinder for their parents, family or friends with dollars. A gas cylinder can be ordered for as little as USD 15 to USD 16, and sometimes even less. It can be delivered through the nearest dealer,” he explained.

By Thameenah Razeek