Wednesday , March 22 2023

The Ombudsman asked to lower fuel prices


The Ombudsman, Miguel Ángel Godoy served, asked by & # 39; note to the president & # 39; Petroleos Paraguayos (Petropar) price reductions of different kinds & # 39; fuels, b & # 39; taking into account data on the oil price in & # 39; in recent months.

According to the document presented at the offices of the state company, the price of crude was as follows: f & # 39; & # 39 in August, between US $ 72.28 per barrel; September was recorded in & # 39; US $ 77.18; f & # 39; October reached US $ 79.58 in the first half and & # 39; November was recorded for US $ 68.47 per barrel. From yesterday, the international crude oil price had & # 39; US $ 51.51 a barrel, the lowest in recent times.

The Ombudsman, through & # 39; lanota, indicated that he prefers indicate significant issues for consumer right, considering that the owner & # 39; Petropar publicly said that the increase in fuel prices depends on the international price of crude oil and the dollar.

In Chile, yesterday, the reduction in fuel prices and Likwejat Petroleum Gas (LPG) was recorded for five consecutive weeks. This information was confirmed by the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, through his Twitter account. "This represents an important release for all Ċiljani purse", said the president through his social network.

The owner & # 39; Petropar, PatriciaSamudio, reiterated yesterday by Radio Monumental, only to end of the month will analyze the probabilities if the common diesel price reduced or not, that values ​​fuel his are & # 39; great importance to the Paraguayan economy.

F & # 39; another point, he explained that if every cubic meter oil reaches US $ 450 and if the dollar remains & # 39; under the 6000 G, can & # 39; have a greater reduction in hydrocarbon prices.

PETROPAR MUST reduce prices

The high price of crude oil and the rise of the dollar were the main reasons that forced emblems increase the prices of all fuels marketed in the country in & # 39; mid-September & # 39; this year.

After readjustment, the price of both the US currency and crude oil, but especially the second, showed a significant decrease, however, to sell fuel companies in the country still hold the prices of their products.

For Eddie Jara, the former president of Petropar, there are elements to the emblems operating in the country can lower fuel prices. "There are two components, which are the international oil price and the exchange rate of the dollar. They define how much should be the price of fuel in & # 39; each market", he said.

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