The average sale price of diesel A from Petrobras to distributors is lower as of this Thursday (23). With the reduction of R$ 0.18 per liter, the value goes from R$ 4.02 to R$ 3.84 per liter.
In a note released on Wednesday (22) to announce the new value, the Petrobras informed that its portion the consumer price will be, on average, R$ 3.45 for each liter sold at the pump, after considering the mandatory blend of 90% diesel A and 10% biodiesel for the composition of diesel sold at service stations.
According to the company, the main reasons for the retreat are the maintenance of the competitiveness of its prices “in front of the main supply alternatives of our customers and the necessary market share for the optimization of refining assets”.
The oil company also highlighted that in setting prices it preserves competitiveness, but avoids passing on frequent changes in the international market. “Aware of the importance of its products to Brazilian society, the company emphasizes that when setting its prices, it seeks to avoid passing on the volatility of the international market and the exchange rate, while preserving a healthy competitive environment under the terms of current legislation. ”.