The government of President Jair Bolsonaro should reduce about R$ 100 billion in the price of gasoline to be able to reduce only R$ 1.00 in the value of gasoline and diesel. An extremely millionaire expense, carried out by the accounts made at the Secretariat of Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery of the Ministry of Economy🇧🇷
What this article covers:
Why did gasoline rise so much?
One of the main reasons for the price of gasoline to be so high is due to the increase in demand for oil prices and only the Brent barrel, one of the main international references, surpassed US$ 80 on September 28, 2021.
dollar in the heights
Brazil is one of the main countries that suffers due to the high dollar, and the price of gasoline is currently at this value due to this factor.
However, it is much more a political issue than anything else, realize that Brazil has not given a good image to other countries since 2019, and with the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic, this only got worse.
Due to an anti-science view of the government, environmental policies and other issues such as forest fires that increased rapidly, made foreign investors lose interest in investing in Brazil.
High on biofuel
Biofuel is included in the chemical compounds of gasoline and diesel, which are on the rise and contribute to the price of gasoline. Note that anhydrous ethanol alone accounts for 27% of the gasoline sold by gas stations.
How much has gasoline increased in the year 2021?
The price of gasoline reached a percentage of 73% only in 2021, and its first adjustment took place on January 18, 2021, when a liter of gasoline went from R$ 1.84 to R$ 1.98, in which there was had an increase of 7.6%.
In 2021 alone, the value of gasoline changed 11 times, and diesel alone reached the percentage of 65.3%, and according to the Extended National Consumer Price Index, this product is the one that underwent the most changes in this year of 2021.
When will the price of gasoline go down?
Knowing whether there will be cheaper gasoline is something very complicated, since the drop requires an increase in offers made through the international market, and it would be something that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) gradually fulfills.