As previously reported by Panorama Offshore, Petrobras announced on February 24, would reduce the price of gasoline on average in refineries by 5.4% and, according to the National Petroleum Agency (ANP), the adjustment already passed on to consumers deduced a little the price of gasoline at gas stations.
According to information released this week, the price of fuel was reduced by 0.45%, which made the average gasoline fall from R $ 3.749 to R $ 3.732. However, according to Petrobras, that price could be even lower since, according to the state if the adjustment would be fully passed on to consumers, the value would decrease of 2.3% or less R $ 0.09 per liter on average.
Petrobras has been practicing since last October a new policy sets the price of fuel through monthly meetings. The amount of gasoline and diesel has gone to float like a commodity in Brazil, reflecting international values, and exchange rate and competition from distributors market.