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A liter of diesel ended April with an average price of R$ 6,870, according to research

May 14, 2022 6:08 pm to 18:08
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The North region occupies the first position in the ranking of high prices for two types of this fuel

A survey by a fleet management company showed that the average price of a liter of common diesel sold in Brazil was sold at R $6,870 in April. The value represents an increase of 4.05% compared to the previous month. The type that had the biggest readjustment was the S-10, with 3,75%, going from R $6,740 to R$ R $6,993. And prices only tend to increase, after Petrobras authorizes the readjustment of 9% for refineries, authorized as of Wednesday (10). The latest diesel price adjustment it was on March 11, when it had already gone up 24.9%.

The data were obtained from the Ticket Log Price Index (IPTL). The study pointed out that there was a price increase in all regions of the country, ranging from 3.01%, in the North, to 5.23%, in the South. In the latter, the value of a liter of this fuel rose from R $6.152 to R $6.474. The highest increase was of the S-10 type, which occurred in the Northeast, with 4.20%. There the price went from R $6,762 to R $7,046.

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North leads readjustment ranking by state

The North region occupies the first position in the ranking of high prices for two types of this fuel. The common type increased by 3,01%, between the months of March and April, going from R $7,088 to R $7,269. The S-10 type suffered an increase of 3.56%.

At the other end, the lowest value per liter of diesel was found in the South, with R $6.474 being common and R $6.536 being S-10.

Paraíba is at the top of the price ranking for this fuel by state, with the highest readjustment for the common type, with 6.56%, from R $6.407 to
R $6,827.

The highest average price in April was that of Acre, with 5,48%, of R $7,559. The only state with a record decline in the price of diesel was Tocantins, from 0.25%, from R $6.717 to R $6.700.

Amapá had the biggest readjustment in the country

The state of Amapá had the biggest readjustment in the value of a liter of diesel, with 10%. The S-10 type was sold at R $7,797 at local stations. In March, this amount was R $7,088.

Rio Grande do Sul recorded the lowest averages in the country, even with a high of 5%, both in the common type and in the S-10. In this state, Brazilians paid R $6.423 and R$6.498, respectively, to fill up their vehicles.

“The price of diesel has not dropped since December last year, the month in which the IPTL identified drops of 0.08% in the value of both types. Compared to January of this year, the common type has already increased by 19.1% and the S-10 type by 10%”, says Douglas Pina, General Director of Mainstream of the Fleet and Mobility Division at Edenred Brasil.

IPTL is a fuel price index based on supplies carried out at the 21 thousand Ticket Log accredited service stations. The company manages 1 million vehicles, with an average of eight transactions per second.


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