[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Ministry of Tourism Industry & Commerce has issued a call to service providers and producers of consumer goods to take the necessary initiative to ensure consumers benefit from the fuel reduction in an effort to ease the cost of living of Guyanese and other residents.
In this regard, the Ministry pointed out specific associations and businesses including the Guyana Manufacturing & Services Association, the Mini-Bus Operators Association, speed boat operators, taxi service, agro processors, aircraft owners associations, forest products producers, tour operators and others.
“We ask that associations representing manufacturers of goods and services take the initiative to ensure their membership and other stakeholders promptly act accordingly,” a media release from the Ministry noted.
Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh on January 19 announced reductions in prices for gasoline, diesel and kerosene at the Guyana Oil Company (Guyoil) Stations.
Gas price have been reduced from $995per gallon to $695, representing a 30% reduction. Diesel price was also reduced by 30%, from $985 to $694 and Kerosene saw a reduction of 42%, from $850 to $496.