gas price

Gas price hike spells trouble for industries

The latest hike of gas prices undoubtedly spells trouble for industries as they will try to shift the burden onto consumers by raising product prices, which will boomerang onto them by eating away at their competitiveness in international markets. 

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

Gas price hike to fuel costs for ceramics makers

Production costs in the ceramics industry of Bangladesh will rise by up to 15 per cent due to a recent hike in the price of gas, which adds to the list of crises threatening the sector’s overall growth, according to manufacturers.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Gas price hike spells trouble for industries

The latest hike of gas prices undoubtedly spells trouble for industries as they will try to shift the burden onto consumers by raising product prices, which will boomerang onto them by eating away at their competitiveness in international markets. 

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Gas price will go up by 22.78% from this month

Bangladesh’s energy regulator has decided to increase gas price by 22.78 percent for all users, on average.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

New gas price to be announced tomorrow: Berc

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) will announce the new gas tariff at the consumer level tomorrow (June 5, 2022).

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Raising energy prices is a bad idea

It will do much more harm than good

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

'Tk 14,000cr subsidy needed if gas price is not hiked'

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says Tk 14,000 crore subsidy needs to be added if the government does not increase gas price.

April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019

No need for gas price rise if graft curbed

There would have been no need to increase the gas price even if half of the corruption in Petrobangla and Titas was reduced, the High Court said yesterday.

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

Businesses fume over bid to hike gas price

Business leaders yesterday spoke out against the distribution companies' proposal to hike the gas price by 132 percent for industrial units and recommended raising the prices in phases.

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Don't panic

In the face of strong opposition from consumers, the energy regulator hinted it may raise gas prices lower than that proposed by the distributors as the four-day public hearing on the proposals ended yesterday.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

Gas price rise to play havoc with economy

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) and a number of other trade bodies yesterday joined a growing list of groups and people who are demanding scrapping of the government's plan to increase gas price further.