Beginning today (Friday) Dominicans will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for petroleum products.
Officials have announced that the wholesale and retail prices of gasoline, kerosene, diesel and cooking gas have increased.
Residents will now pay $15.23 for a gallon of gasoline while the price of diesel is now set at $14.36 per gallon
Kerosene will now cost $13.29 per gallon.
The prices of cooking gas are set as follows:
• 20 pound cylinder – $15.23
• 27.5 pound cylinder -$45.60
• 30 pound cyliner – 49.66
• 100 pound cylinder – $162.19
Officials said the the prices of cooking gas may vary in villages around the island.