Published On: Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Minister Jardim announces price increase in utility and gasoline

JardimWILLEMSTAD – At the end of this month, prices of water, electricity and gasoline will be adapted. Minister of Finance Dr. Jose Jardim announced this today during the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers. Jardim explained that because of the development of the international prices of crude oil, there are products which are now more expensive.

Starting March 1, 2013, electricity will increase from 73.36 cents to 77.64 cents, which is an increase of 5,8%. Water will increase from 10.53 to 10.83. An increase of 2.7%.

Starting March 4, 2013, gasoline will increase from 2.73 to 2.81. Diesel from 1.958 to 1.981.

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