June 30, 2022
Brazilians cross the border to buy gasoline at R$3.10 per liter - Economy

Brazilians cross the border to buy gasoline at R$3.10 per liter – Economy

Argentine service station managers report that 90% of customers who have served in the past few days have been Brazilian (foto: CB.DA/Press)

To escape the high price


, which is already outweighed in some posts

7 riyals per liter

Brazilians cross

the border

Refueling cars in


. The case occurs mainly with the residents of Foz do Iguaçu, in the western region of Barán, who cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge to supply them with supplies in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina.

According to the portal report

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Argentine gas station managers reported that 90% of customers served in the past few days were Brazilians, causing their pumps to run out of fuel.

At a gas station in Argentina, a liter of gasoline costs the equivalent of R$3.10, according to G1. According to data from the National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP), gasoline costs more than R$7 in 13 Brazilian states, and the average value per liter in the country is R$6.56. The values ​​refer to the period from 24 to 30 October.

ICMS is frozen on fuel for 90 days

Last Friday (29/10) the National Fiscal Policy Council (CONFAZ) agreed unanimously to freeze the value of the ICMS tax levied on fuel sales for a period of 90 days until the end to maintain product prices.

The measure was seen by governors as a strategy against President Jair Bolsonaro’s (non-partisan) rhetoric blaming him for persistent fuel price increases in the states and also in response to the Chamber’s bill that is changing. Calculation basis of gasoline and diesel tax.

On Monday, Petrobras announced an increase in the value of diesel and gasoline at refineries. The adjustment percentage was 9.15% and 7.05%, respectively.