Kerosene price decreased by 11.59% in March – NBS


The National Bureau of Statistics has said that the average price per litre of household kerosene in March was lower by 11.59 per cent at N311.56k, compared with N352.42k in February, The Eagle reports.

The “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (March 2017)” in the Consumer Price Index for the month, released in Abuja on Thursday, indicated, however, that the rate was higher by 39.50 per cent year-on-year.

It listed the states with the highest average price per litre of kerosene as Taraba (N347.22), Plateau (N340.48) and Cross River (N399.71).

The Bureau stated that the states with the lowest average price per litre of the product during the month were Gombe (N273.81), Zamfara (N271.57) and Oyo (N267.54).