The price of a liter of gasoline was readjusted from R$ 2.53 to R$ 2.69 and the diesel oil, from R$ 2.71 to R$ 2.81, according to Petrobras. As a result, the two fuels will become 6% and 3.7%, respectively, more expensive as of Tuesday, 6. These are the first highs in the management of General Joaquim Silva e Luna, who took office nearly three months ago .
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In LPG, for distributors, the value will be R$ 3.60 per kilo, reflecting an average increase of R$ 0.2. That’s an increase of 5.8%. In the year, according to industry sources, the price of bottled gas accumulates an increase of 38%.
The readjustments reflect the rise of oil in the international market. This Monday, 5, a barrel of the commodity is traded in London at almost US$ 76. Contracts on the futures market accelerated after news that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+) postponed, for the second time, the your ministerial meeting.
Petrobras, through its press office, stated that “it seeks to avoid the immediate transfer to internal prices of external volatility caused by cyclical events”, but that it remains in line with the international market.
With information from Agência o Globo and Estadão Conteúdo.
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