The government closes 2022 with a rise of 15.88 pesos for the price of avtur gala fuel used in aviation, while it will keep the prices of others frozen fuels in the first week of 2023, continuing the pattern it has followed since last March.
The Vice Minister of Internal Trade, Ramón Pérez Fermín, recalled this Friday that during 2022 The government launched a plan to extraordinary subsidies to the fuels which amounted to more than 34,600 million pesos and “allowed to alleviate” the economy, “stopping inflation and above all protecting the people from the historic rises in fuel prices“.
By making the customary announcement on Fridays with the weekly prices of the fuelsPérez Fermín reported that for the first week of 2023 The government will not transfer the increases in the market, and “will continue to protect consumers” from increases in products such as regular and optimal diesel, for more than 50 pesos.
“In global numbers this assumed arrangement means managing 376.4 million pesos only for these two products”, he added.
The international price of WTI (Texas Intermediate Oil) averaged $78.77 this week; it increased again by 3.6% in relation to the average of the previous week, notified the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and MSMEs.
Faced with this scenario of volatility, the government once again, remains unchanged all the fuel prices marketable, thus avoiding the rises that the recovery in post-pandemic demand continues to cause, exacerbated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
fuel prices from December 31, 2022 to January 6, 2023:
- Premium gasoline: 293.60 pesos per gallon.
- Regular gasoline: 274.50 pesos per gallon.
- Regular diesel: 221.60 per gallon.
- Optimum diesel: 241.10 pesos per gallon.
- Avtur: 236.52 pesos per gallon.
- Kerosene: 338.10 pesos per gallon.
- Fuel oil #6: 192.11 pesos per gallon.
- Fuel oil 1%: 211.77 pesos per gallon.
- LPG: 147.60 pesos per gallon.
- Natural gas: 28.97 pesos per m3.