MEXICO CITY.— Despite the drop in petro prices, refueling in mexico It was not as expensive as it is now.
Nationwide, regular or Magna gasoline sold on average 21.96 pesos per liter during April, while the premium reached 24.25 pesos.
In both cases, these are the highest prices in history, according to Energy Regulatory Commission records.CRE,
i.e. fill a tank 40 liters fuel requires an average disbursement of 880 pesos on a regular basis, 20 pesos more than a year ago, when it cost 860 pesos.
Pemex pointed out that most of the gasoline sold in the country is brought from the US, whose main input is oil. A barrel of Texas crude trades at an average $79.44 in April, 22 units less than a year ago, when it was exchanged into $101.64According to the figures of the Department of Energy of that country.
However, gasoline prices also respond to itax, logistics, sales margin, quality adjustment, security costMarket competition and the ability to satisfy domestic consumption with its own production as exchange rates and trade agreements interfere when fuel is sourced from abroad, analysts say.
Where is the most expensive petrol sold in Mexico?
The Most Expensive Regular Gasoline Found in new lionwhere the average price was 23.60 peso liters, they followed Quintana Roo, whose price reached 23.52; and Guerrero, with 23.36 pesos.
on the other end, with The most affordable fuel was in Tamaulipas, where the average price was 19.21 pesos. per liter during April. The Chihuahua, in second place, is 19.94; and third in Querétaro, with 21.20 pesos.
At the start of his government, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador raised 100 commitments and on the 28th he said: not to raise the price of petrol more than inflation, a promise fulfilled.
Between December 2018 and April 2023, the first 53 months of the so-called fourth change, the average price of regular gasoline rose from 19.10 to 21.96 pesos per liter, an increase of 13.2% nationwide. On the other hand, the accumulated inflation over this period has been more than 25%, says Inegi.