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Petrobras raises gasoline and diesel prices from Wednesday |  Economie

Petrobras raises gasoline and diesel prices from Wednesday | Economie

a Petrobras Today, Tuesday (11) announced that the prices of gasoline and diesel for distributors will be adjusted, starting from Wednesday.

According to the state-owned company, the average selling price of gasoline Petrobras For distributors, it will rise from R$ 3.09 to R$ 3.24 per liter, which represents an increase of 4.85%.

The value of diesel will rise from R$ 3.34 to R$ 3.61 per liter, an increase of 8.08%.

The last price adjustment was made in December of last year, when Petrobras promotion – A decrease in the value of gasoline by 3.13%.. This was the first drop since June 12.

The latest increase has been announced In October last year. Watch the price development in the chart below.

“These adjustments are important to ensure that the market continues to be supplied on an economic basis and without the risk of shortages by the various actors responsible for servicing the different Brazilian regions: distributors, importers and other producers, as well as PetrobrasThe state-owned company said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

The state-owned company also said in the statement that it “renews its commitment to practice competitive and market-balanced prices, and to follow up on upward and downward changes, while avoiding the immediate conversion of domestic prices, to external fluctuations and the exchange rate of events caused by circumstantial events.”

Since 2016, to Petrobras It began to adopt a pricing policy for its refineries, guided by fluctuations in the price of a barrel of oil in the international market and the exchange rate.

In 2021, the price of Brent oil rose more than 50% and the price of WTI more than 55%, driven by a revitalization of demand with the end of health restrictions at the beginning of the year. actually The dollar advanced 7.47% against the riyal in 2021.

Evolution of the price of a barrel of oil

Average value of Brent crude in US dollars

Source: Trends Consulting

On Tuesday (11th) afternoon, Brent was trading higher, above $83, against an average price of $74.24 in December. The dollar is trading lower, below 5.60 Brazilian real. see quote.

In the first week of 2022, Petrol and ethanol prices fell at gas stationsAccording to a survey conducted by the National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP). Diesel prices rose.

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