Petrobras announces adjustments in cooking gas prices and diesel refinery

Gas reset in 6,9% and diesel was reduced 1,2%, worth starting this Saturday (5). Gasoline will be stable
04/08/2017 17h14 - Updated 5/08/2017 11h47
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Petrobras announced on Friday (4) increases in domestic gas prices and diesel refinery, but the cost of gasoline remained stable. First, liquefied petroleum gas for residential use, packaged by distributors in canisters up 13 kg (GLP P-13), It was adjusted in 6,9%, average. But the price of diesel was reduced by 1,2% refinery.

The adjustments take effect at midnight on Saturday (5). Second State to, the adjustment is in line with the pricing policy released on 7 June this year.

in a statement, the state reported that, as Brazilian law guarantees freedom of prices of fuels and derivatives market, the revisions made in refineries may or may not be reflected in the final price to the consumer. "This will depend on transfers made especially for distributors and resellers", said Petrobras.

According to state, the announced adjustment was applied on prices without taxes levied. If fully passed on to consumer prices, the company estimates that the price of bottled LPG P-13 can be adjusted, average, in 2,2% or about R $ 1,29 per cylinder, so if kept distribution margins and resale and tax rates.

The new price review policy was announced by the oil on 30 of June. With the new model, Petrobras expects to monitor market conditions and face competition from importers.

Instead of waiting a month to adjust prices, Petrobras now evaluates all market conditions to adapt, what can happen daily. In addition to competition, the price review decision, weigh the information about the exchange rate and international prices.


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