Gasoline in MS – (Photo: Rafael Neddermeyer/Public Photos)
The average sale price of gasoline A from Petrobras to distributors, as of tomorrow (2), will rise from R$3.53 to R$3.28 per liter. The change, according to the company, represents a reduction of R$ 0.25 per liter. In Mato Grosso do Sul, this drop will reflect, on average, R$ 0.18 less in the driver’s or pilot’s pocket, according to the executive director of the Union of Retail Trade of Petroleum Derivatives and Lubricants of Mato Grosso do Sul (Sinpetro/ MS), Edson Lazarotto.
Currently it is possible to find gasoline for up to R$ 4.89 – located on Av. Yokohama in Vila Santo Antônio. Mato Grosso do Sul is among the 13 states in which a liter of gasoline can be found for less than R$5. August 20th. The drop in the price of gasoline is mainly a consequence of the reduction in the ICMS (Tax on Circulation of Goods and Services) rate, from 30% to 17%.
According to Petrobras, considering the mandatory blend of 73% gasoline A and 27% anhydrous ethanol for the composition of gasoline sold at service stations, “Petrobras’ share of consumer price will rise from R$2.57, on average , to R$ 2.39 for each liter sold at the pump”.
According to the state-owned company, the reduction “follows the evolution of reference prices and is consistent with Petrobras’ pricing practice, which seeks to balance its values with the market, but without passing on to domestic prices the conjunctural volatility of international quotations. and the exchange rate”.
Petrobras also informed that it publishes in its site information regarding the formation and composition of fuel prices for consumers, to contribute to the transparency of values and a better understanding of society.