Fuels: Prices in the Region as of March 2021

In the first days of March of this year, the highest prices were reported in the Dominican Republic, while the lowest were registered in the Panamanian capital.

Monday, March 22, 2021

The regional report on average prices to the final consumer of gasoline, diesel and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Central America, effective for the week of February 27 to March 7, 2021, was made based on official prices and monitoring or surveys carried out by the different General Directorates of Hydrocarbons or equivalent, in the capital of each Central American country.

The document states that "... the highest prices with taxes in the capitals of the country correspond to the Dominican Republic in all products. Meanwhile, the lowest prices with taxes in the capital correspond to Panama."

The report adds that "... the highest prices without taxes correspond to Nicaragua. Meanwhile, the lowest price without taxes for premium gasoline corresponds to Costa Rica while the lowest prices without taxes for regular gasoline and diesel correspond to El Salvador."



Country
Superior
Regular
Diesel
Costa Rica
$3,96
$3,89
$3,29
El Salvador
$3,20
$3,02
$2,74
Guatemala
$3,35
$3,25
$2,71
Honduras
$3,85
$3,58
$3,11
Nicaragua
$3,92
$3,84
$3,31
Panama
$3,02
$2,96
$2,61
Dominican Republic
$4,17
$3,94
$3,40
The values are the average prices of a gallon of fuel sold in the respective capitals of the countries in the region.



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From the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador report:

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Price per gallon of regular gas: Costa Rica $3.94, Nicaragua $3.38, Honduras $3.36, El Salvador $2.86, Guatemala $2.82 and Panama $2.64.

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Price of gallon of regular gasoline: Costa Rica $4.02, Nicaragua $3.71, Honduras $3.63, Guatemala $3.22, El Salvador $3.20 and Panama $2.95.

From a report by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

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