Jamaica (Loop News) – For a second consecutive week, motorists will pay more for gasoline and less for diesel when they fill up at the pumps.
This is based on the latest weekly price listings released on Wednesday (January 6) by the state-owned oil refinery Petrojam.
The refinery has announced that 87- and 90-octane gasoline will be sold for $112.05 and $114.88 per litre, respectively, up by $1.64 each.
At the same time, automotive diesel fuel will be sold for $113.11 per litre following a decrease of $1.18 while ultra-low sulphur diesel is down by $0.20 and will be sold for $116.22 per litre.
Kerosene is also down in price by $0.53 and will this week be sold for $88.85 per litre.
Meanwhile, propane liquid petroleum will be sold for $50.34 per litre, up by $1.72 and butane liquid petroleum will be sold for $53.51 per litre after a decrease of $0.51.
Marketing companies and retailers will add their respective mark-up to these prices.