The average gasoline price at the pumps ended the week after rising for five consecutive weeks, according to data released Friday by the National Agency for Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).
According to the weekly survey, the average per liter was from R $ 4,566 R $ to R 4,558 R, down 0.18%. During the year the cumulative increase in the price of gasoline was 4.9%.
From January to April, inflation was 2.09% over the same period, taking into account the National Consumer Price Index (IPCA).
The gasoline value reported by the weekly survey is the average calculated by ANP with the data collected at the stations and therefore the prices may vary depending on the region.
While diesel finished the week, it rose by 0.22%, from R $ 3,644 per liter to R $ 3,652. During the year, the average fuel value accumulated at a high level of 5.8%. Similar to gasoline, the value is the average value calculated by ANP with the data collected on the stations.
Fuel prices at stations
Evolution of the value per liter, in the average for the country
ANP also monitors the average values of ethanol and cooking gas. This week, the average price of ethanol fell by 1.8%, from R $ 3,060 per liter to R $ 3,005. The third weekly fall followed. However, fuel costs accrue 6% over the year.
The average price of cooking gas also ends the week of decline. The decrease is 0.36%, from R $ 69.2 to R $ 68.95.