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Gas Prices in Central America

Price of a gallon of regular gas : $4.75 Costa Rica , Nicaragua $5.09 , Honduras $4.71, Guatemala $4.13, and El Salvador $4.16

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

From information published by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

The Ministry of Finance announced, on May 26 , new variations on the reference prices for fuel, which will be effective from 27 May to 9 June 2014.

During the month of May 2014 , the price of WTI (West Texas Intermediate ) in the Gulf Coast of the United States averaged a value of $93.84 per barrel, a decrease of -0.56 % from the previous month. For its part, the international prices of petroleum products showed the following changes in the past few weeks : +0.12 % in the price of premium gasoline, -0.31 % in the price of regular gasoline and -0.83 % in the price of diesel.

Changes in international prices have been influenced by rising fuel inventories in the U.S., and better growth prospects of the Asian economy for the second half of the year.

The new changes in reference prices for fuels nationwide, are as follows : special gasoline will increase +$ 0.01 per gallon in the west, and there will be variations in the central and eastern areas; decrease - $ 0.01 per gallon of regular gasoline in the three areas of the country ; and diesel will decrease - $ 0.03 per gallon across the country.

In Central America, Guatemala ranks number one for having the lowest prices in regular gasoline, special gasoline, and diesel prices.

Countries - Diesel - Gasoline (Regular- Special ) (Dollars / Gallon)

Guatemala 3.87 - 4.13 - 4.32
El Salvador 4.04 - 4.16 - 4.40
Costa Rica 4.33 - 4.75 - 5.01
Honduras 4.36 - 4.71 - 5.03
Nicaragua 4.56 - 5.09 - 5.23

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Fuel Prices up to October 13, 2014

October 2014

Price of a gallon of regular gas: Panama $3.75, El Salvador $3.96, Guatemala $3.97, Honduras $4.51, Nicaragua $4.55 and Costa Rica, $5.16.

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

The Ministry of Finance announced on October 13, new variations in the reference prices for fuel, which will be in force from 14 to 27 October 2014.

Fuel Prices in Central America - August 2014

August 2014

Gallon of regular gasoline: Costa Rica $5.44, Nicaragua $4.78, Honduras $4.71, Guatemala $4.37, El Salvador $4.51 .

From a statement by Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

The Ministry of Economy announces this August 4, the new variations in prices reference for fuel, which will be in force from 5th to 18th of August 2014.

Fuel Prices in Central America

July 2014

Prices for a gallon of regular gas: $5.46 Costa Rica, $4.99 Nicaragua, $4.81 Honduras, $4.36 Guatemala, $4.24 El Salvador.

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

The Ministry of Finance announced this July 21, new variations on the reference prices for fuel, which will be effective from 22 July to 4 August 2014.

Gas Prices in Central America in June 2014

June 2014

Price of a gallon of regular gas: $5.08 Costa Rica, $4.87 Nicaragua, $4.71 Honduras, $4.15 Guatemala, $4.15 El Salvador.

From information published by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador:

The Ministry of Finance announced this June 9, new variations on the reference prices for fuel, which will be in force from 10 to 23 June 2014.

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