After rising gasoline prices, which average R$ 7, Brazil now has one of the most expensive gasolines in the world according to a ranking prepared by Global Petrol Prices with 169 places.
Gasoline is getting more and more expensive in Brazil and consumers are suffering from the high price of fuel when filling up their vehicles, where many even have opted for other means of driving to save. The fuel in the country is priced well above the world average, however, despite the expensive gasoline, the Brazil is still a little far from being the country with the most expensive gasoline in the world. The leader of this ranking, with the most expensive gasoline in the world, is Hong Kong, an autonomous territory of China, according to the analysis of the Global Petrol Prices.
Fuel has an average higher than R$ 7 reais in Brazil
In Hong Kong, located in Southeast China, the most expensive gasoline in the world is worth US$ 2.874, on average, at the current dollar rate, this value is equivalent to R$ 13.29. In the rest of China, gasoline costs, on average, US$ 1,473. Taking into account that the average price of expensive gasoline is US$ 1.552, the Brazil is in the 52nd position of the ranking among the 169 places that were surveyed in Global Petrol Prices.
According to the latest data issued by the National Petroleum Agency (ANP), the average value of gasoline in Brazil is R$ 7.219, which is equivalent to US$ 1.561 in the current dollar exchange rate. However, this difference does not change the country's position in the ranking of countries with the most expensive gasoline in the world.
Just above our country is Serbia, where expensive gasoline is worth US$ 1,603 and just after that the Cayman Islands, with an average value of US$ 1,542.
Check out the list of countries with the most expensive gasoline in the world, according to Global Petrol Prices
Roughly and briefly, the richest and most developed countries have a higher gasoline price compared to the less developed countries, which have lower prices. However, there are two countries that escape this “rule”.
the first is the U.S, which despite being a developed country, has a lower gasoline price and the other is the Central African Republic, which has one of the worst Human Development Indexes (HDIs) in the world and was ranked second in the ranking of countries with expensive gasoline.
See below the main ranking positions and their respective fuel values:
- 1st: Hong Kong (US$ 2,874);
- 2nd: Central African Republic (US$ 2,470);
- 3rd: Monaco (US$ 2,440);
- 4th: Norway (US$ 2,419);
- 5th: Zimbabwe (US$ 2,353);
- 6th: Finland (US$ 2,309);
- 7th: Iceland (US$ 2,267);
- 8th: Netherlands (US$ 2,249);
- 9th: Greece (US$ 2,216);
- 10th: Israel (US$ 2,210);
- 52nd: Brazil (US$ 1,552);
- 169th: Venezuela (US$ 0.025).
Source: Global Petrol Prices
Demand for type A CNH grows after gasoline increase
With gasoline at its highest price, demand for driver's license The number of motorcycles has increased, given that motorcycles are already favored by many drivers who plan to dodge traffic and travel the road more quickly.
The high search for the National Driver's License (CNH) type A was confirmed by the São Paulo State Traffic Department (Detran-SP) and the percentage was 65%. According to the entity, the number of first licenses issued in this category in March alone showed 64.7% compared to February. Due to the rise in gasoline, there were 2,002 motorcycle driver's licenses in March, against 1,214 in February.