Petrobras announces new reduction in the price of cooking gas for distributors
September 22, 2022
Petrobras announced today (22) a further reduction in the sale price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), better known as cooking gas.
As of tomorrow (23), the average sale price of a kilo of LPG for distributors will drop from R$4.0265 to R$3.7842, equivalent to R$49.19 per 13kg cylinder. The average reduction will be R$ 3.15 per 13 kg.
According to Petrobras, this reduction follows the evolution of reference prices and is consistent with the company’s pricing practice, “which seeks to balance its prices with the market, but without passing on to domestic prices the conjunctural volatility of quotations.” and the exchange rate”.
This is the second reduction in the average sale price of LPG from Petrobras to distributors in September and the third of the year. On the 13th, the average selling price of cooking gas went from R$4.23/kg to R$4.03/kg, equivalent to R$52.34 per 13kg, with an average reduction of R$2, 60 for 13 kg.
On April 9, there was a reduction from R$4.48/kg to R$4.23/kg, equivalent to R$54.94 per 13kg. The average reduction reflected was R$3.27 per 13kg.
In March, there was variation, but upwards. On the 11th of that month, the average sale price of LPG to distributors went from R$3.86/kg to R$4.48/kg, equivalent to R$58.21 per 13kg and reflecting an average adjustment of R$0 .62 per kg.
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