SIB stats: Inflation rate at 1.1%

  The latest figures on consumer prices released by the Statistical Institute of Belize show that  for the year 2017, Belize reported an annual national inflation rate of 1.1 percent.  For the month of December 2017, the average Belizean household experienced a one percent...

Butane companies plan shortage for increased prices?

We have been informing Belizeans of another possible increase in butane prices, although Government just approved a $7 increase in butane prices across the country last Friday. Plusnews understands that although the Government is fighting hard to keep butane prices at a...

Three Butane Wholesalers on Go Slow

PlusNews has been trying from Friday to obtain an on camera interview with Jose Trejo, Director of Bureau of Standards, but he has been unable to facilitate the interview as yet. The interview request stems from a stream of information PlusNews has been receiving from various...

New Controlled Price of Liquefied Petroleum gas

The control price of LPG or Liquified Petroleum Gas has increased. The Supplies Control Unit (SCU) in the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce issued a press release this evening, informing that effective Saturday, January 13th, the new controlled prices per 100 lbs....

[Price war in Butane Industry?

Callers to Rise and Shine Morning Show have been complaining that they have been charged at least $1.00 per gallon above the Regulated price for Butane when they go to fill up at selected Butane depots. Plusnews understands that most of Belize’s butane is now supplied by...