Bashundhara LPG has kept the retail prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) unchanged despite a price hike both in local and international markets.
A price hike in the international market has also affected the local market as most of the LPG producers have hiked the price of a 12 kg LPG cylinder to Tk 810 from Tk 750 in October.
Being the market leader, Bashundhara LPG did not raise the prices to keep its LPG products affordable for the commoners and considering the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people, said a statement.
Bashundhara officials said the management of the business conglomerate did not increase Bashundhara LPG prices as part of its responsibility to the country and its people.
“As part of the country’s one of the biggest industrial group, Bashundhara LPG has huge responsibilities to the country and the people. Rural and semi-urban customers are the driving force behind the growth of the company. During this unprecedented crisis created by the coronavirus pandemic and flood, many people are facing financial hardship. Considering the sufferings of people amid the pandemic and flood, Bashundhara LPG is selling LPG cylinders at minimum prices,” reads the statement.