Another cooking gas price hike in Sudan
The Sudanese Gas Union announced a new increase in the price of cooking gas last week. The new tariffs were put into effect immediately.
President of the Gas Union El Sadig El Tayeb said in a statement on Thursday that the new price of a cylinder of cooking gas will be between SDG 115 and 130 ($18-20).
He explained that this new price rise follows a rise in the cost price the Gas Union pays the Khartoum oil refineries, from SDG 90 to SDG 115.
“The transportation costs increase the price of a cylinder to SDG 115,” he said. “When the cylinders reach the market, they will be sold for SDG 130.”
El Tayeb predicts that the price for a cylinder of cooking gas in the other states of Sudan may increase to SDG 150-200.
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