This is one of the data presented in the recent Cepal report: "The Central American Isthmus: Hydrocarbon Statistics 2007."
The report makes a general conclusion for region on cost of fuel in the region regarding the total commercial balance. In 2006, the import of Hydrocarbons represented 15.5% of exports, while in 2007 this figure was at 17.1%.
Price per gallon of Super gasoline, highest to lowest: $5.76 Costa Rica, Nicaragua $5.06, $4.87 Honduras, El Salvador $4.55, Panama $4.39, Guatemala $4.31.
A report has been released on the average consumer prices for Gasoline and Diesel in Central America, effective from the week 14 to April 20, 2013, based on official prices and monitoring or surveys carried out by various DGs of Hydrocarbons or equivalent in the capital of each Central American country.
Main conclusions regarding the Central American economy between 2008 and 2011.
The State of the Region Report is a tool by Central America for Central America, which analyzes and tracks the major challenges of sustainable human development. In this fourth report, the titles of the main conclusions on the topic Economy are presented:
The Superior Council of the Private Enterprise is questioning the supposed "benefits" and "efficiency" of the oil agreement signed with Venezuela.
Mario Amador, president of the Chamber of Industries of Nicaragua (Cadin), said the country has been buying oil at $120 and $130 a barrel when the price on the international market was slightly over $80. These prices are not benefiting the consumer.