Consumer Affairs Authority Allows LP Gas Price Hike With District-based Maximum Retail Prices

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has sent a Price Determination Notification (PDN) yesterday to the domestic Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) suppliers Litro Gas Lanka and LAUGFS Gas PLC, allowing them to revise their domestic LP Gas prices.  Accordingly, new District-wise LPG Maximum Retail Prices too have now been finalised by the CAA.


The notification was sent in accordance with Section 18 of CAA Act and is in response to previous applications to do so by the domestic LP Gas supplier firms Litro Gas Lanka and LAUGFS Gas PLC to allow them to revise their  prices in the market.




Accordingly, a price increase of Rs 110.00 is allowed for a 12.5 Kg LPG Cylinder, price increase of Rs 44.00 is allowed for a 5Kg LPG Cylinder, and a price increase of Rs 20.00 is allowed for a 2.3 Kg LPG Cylinder. The new prices will come into effect from Tuesday night.

The new District-on-District Maximum Retail Prices for LP Gas are as follows,

Colombo (12.5kg-Rs 1,431.00, 2.3kg Rs 288.00, 5 Kg Rs 606.00)

Gampaha (12.5kg-Rs 1,442.00, 2.3kg Rs 304.00, 5 Kg Rs 611.00)

Kalutara(12.5kg-Rs 1,450.00, 2.3kg Rs 306.00, 5 Kg Rs 616.00)

Puttalam(12.5kg-Rs 1,466.00, 2.3kg Rs 307.00, 5 Kg Rs 621.00)

Kegalle(12.5kg-Rs 1,470.00, 2.3kg Rs 309.00, 5 Kg Rs 626.00)

Kurunegala(12.5kg-Rs 1,469.00, 2.3kg Rs 309.00, 5 Kg Rs 626.00)

Galle (12.5kg-Rs 1,473.00, 2.3kg Rs 310.00, 5 Kg Rs 626.00)

Ratnapura(12.5kg-Rs 1,473.00, 2.3kg Rs 308.00, 5 Kg Rs 626.00)

Kandy(12.5kg-Rs 1,483.00, 2.3kg Rs 310.00, 5 Kg Rs 631.00)

Matara(12.5kg-Rs 1,486.00, 2.3kg Rs 312.00, 5 Kg Rs 631.00)

Matale(12.5kg-Rs 1,487.00, 2.3kg Rs 311.00, 5 Kg Rs 636.00)

Trincomalee(12.5kg-Rs 1,509.00, 2.3kg Rs 315.00, 5 Kg Rs 646.00)

Anuradhapura (12.5kg-Rs 1,507.00, 2.3kg Rs 314.00, 5 Kg Rs 646.00)

Polonnaruwa (12.5kg-Rs 1,507.00, 2.3kg Rs 313.00, 5 Kg Rs 646.00)

Vavuniya(12.5kg-Rs 1,508.00, 2.3kg Rs 309.00, 5 Kg Rs 646.10)

Mannar(12.5kg-Rs 1,526.00, 2.3kg Rs 309.00, 5 Kg Rs 655.80)

Hambanthota(12.5kg-Rs 1,509.00, 2.3kg Rs 315.00, 5 Kg Rs 646.00)

Monaragala (12.5kg-Rs 1,540.00, 2.3kg Rs 316.00, 5 Kg Rs 661.00)

Badulla(12.5kg-Rs 1,527.00, 2.3kg Rs 315.00, 5 Kg Rs 656.00)

Ampara(12.5kg-Rs 1,544.00, 2.3kg Rs 317.00, 5 Kg Rs 661.00)

Nuwara Eliya(12.5kg-Rs 1,521.00, 2.3kg Rs 313.00, 5 Kg Rs 651.00)

Batticaloa(12.5kg-Rs 1,542.00, 2.3kg Rs 317.00, 5 Kg Rs 661.00)

Jaffna (12.5kg-Rs 1,551.00, 2.3kg Rs 305.00, 5 Kg Rs 665.43)

Kilinochchi (12.5kg-Rs 1,535.00, 2.3kg Rs 312.00, 5 Kg Rs 690.65)

Mullaitive (12.5kg-Rs 1,534.00, 2.3kg Rs 312.00, 5 Kg Rs 691.16)