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Island focus: 3-kg LPG canister prices skyrocket

  • The Jakarta Post

Surakarta | Sat, August 12 2017 | 12:59 am

PREMIUM Residents of Surakarta, Central Java, have faced difficulties in finding subsidized 3-kilogram liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) canisters in the past week. The short supply has led to the skyrocketing price of the canisters to between Rp 20,000 (US$1.49) and Rp 30,000 each from its normal price of Rp 17,000.

The prices were set the highest in three districts in Boyolali regency, namely Andong,...