Average prices for hydrous ethanol fell in 22 states and the Federal District last week, which ended on Saturday (28). Already in three other states, prices rose. In Rio Grande do Sul, prices remained unchanged in the period (R$ 4.75 per litre).
The survey is by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) compiled by AE-Taxas.
In stations surveyed by the ANP across the country, the average price of ethanol fell 1.82% in the week compared to the previous week, from R$ 3.85 to R$ 3.78 per liter.
In São Paulo, the main producing and consuming state and with the most evaluated stations, the average quotation fell 1.86% in the week, from R$ 3.76 to R$ 3.69.
Mato Grosso recorded the biggest percentage drop in prices in the week, 4.29%, from R$ 3.50 to R$ 3.35.
Alagoas was the state with the biggest increase in prices in the week, 0.76%, from R$ 3.94 to R$ 3.97 per liter.
The minimum price recorded in the week for ethanol at a gas station was R$ 3.06 per liter, in São Paulo, and the highest state price, R$ 6.57, was registered in Rio Grande do Sul.
The lowest state average price, R$ 3.35, was observed in Mato Grosso, while the highest average price was registered in Amapá, with R$ 5.24 per liter.
In the monthly comparison, the average price of biofuel in the country fell by 0.79%. The state with the highest percentage increase in the period was Ceará, with a 12.62% increase in the period, from R$ 4.04 to R$ 4.55 per liter. The biggest percentage drop occurred in Mato Grosso (-6.69%), from R$ 3.59 to R$ 3.35. In Amapá there was no investigation in the previous month.
Source: CNN Brasil
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