Fuel prices stable in El Salvador

The stability in prices will be maintained through January, despite the changes reported in the international market, the Ministry of Economy reported.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

According to elsalvador.com, "Francisco Peña, director of Petroleum and Mining at the Minec, said that the country has managed to keep prices low, while they have started to rise in markets in Nicaragua and Honduras."

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Central America: Fuel Prices up to February 27

February 2017

Price of gallon of regular gasoline: Costa Rica $3.93, Nicaragua $3.46, Honduras $3.39, Guatemala $2.92, El Salvador $2.86 and Panama $2.70.

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

Reference prices in the current fortnight show mixed trends caused directly by rising average prices of petroleum, a situation that has been going on for months, which is why in the current fortnight, diesel prices have been affected.

Fuel Prices at the End of January 2014

January 2014

Prices of a gallon of regular gas: Costa Rica $4.85 , Nicaragua $4.50, Honduras $4.49 , Guatemala $4.18 and El Salvador $3.92.

nformation published by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador (MINEC):

Reference prices for fuels from 21 January to 3 February

MINEC announces new variations on the reference prices for gasoline and diesel.

Fuel prices up to February 15, 2013

February 2013

Costa Rica remains the country with the highest prices of automotive fuels in the region.

Average prices of gasoline and diesel in Central America up to February 15, 2013:

Source: Hydrocarbons and Mines Directorate at the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador

In Central America, El Salvador is positioned top of the list for having the lowest prices on regular gasoline, and second for the lowest priced special gasoline and diesel.

Structure of Fuel Prices

May 2012

The Ministry of Economy in El Salvador will submit for review the formula for establishing the reference prices of petrol and diesel.

This second revision aims to make the formula more clear for businesses and the public. Similarly, a propane gas subsidy will also be subjected to further analysis.

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