After this situation, The national government agreed with the oil companies to freeze oil production at least until October.
In Jujuy, gasoline is already selling for more than $280, and this value causes great inconvenience to users who cannot afford the cost.
But they are not the only ones affected; retailers also have to deal with these increases, which lead to a drop in sales. “Many petrol stations will disappear in the coming months,” alerted the President of the Chamber of Jujuy Fuel Dispensers, Alfredo Gonzalez.
And that doesn’t seem to be the only problem. It turns out that There is already a shortage of products and a lack of supply from suppliers.
He explained it Michelle Brizuela Who owns the gas station? white pampas. The town is located in a distinctly productive area of Valles and given this reality, the queues of trucks fetching petrol are becoming more frequent, unable to find product and having to wait hours to be loaded..
“Because of concern about the fuel shortage, we are sometimes without fuel for 24 hours and have a great demand for that part of the agricultural production in the region. We have customers waiting a day for loading.”
“Also, we ask for a lot and it comes a lot less, so we have to ration to meet everyone, and that’s not possible.” Sometimes there are long truck lines waiting to be loaded. It’s complicated; customers get upset when it’s over and wait for hours, Brizuela said.