The National Petroleum Company (ENAP) announced Wednesday the variation in the prices that will register the fuel from tomorrow Thursday, the day it will mark its eleventh step in succession.
As reported in a statement, the base price of gasoline will increase by 5.8 pesos in its version of 93 and 97 octane, achieving $ 747.4 and $ 765.4, respectively.
the DieselIn the meantime, a rise of 3.8 pesos per liter will reach $ 547.
Meanwhile kerosene –Fuel that starts to occupy more on this date – records an increase of 0.7 pesos and reaches $ 519.4.
Finally, it liquid petroleum gas You will see a new low, this time of 5.3 pesos, marking $ 198.6.
As explained by the state company among the reasons for this increase, "the previous week began marketing attention to the development of trade negotiations between the United States and China. Both countries discussed an agreement on Thursday, May 9, announcing President Donald Trump that if they did not agree with China, new tariffs would start to enter into force the next day. "
Finally, they stated that they did not reach a resolution, "The United States decided to apply these tariffs to imports from China, which means that at the end of the week, the price of Brent raw material increased."
The prices correspond to the ENAP reference values, which only attempt to provide relevant information for the fuel market, unlike those reported by the National Energy Commission in its Fuel Online Information System.
In fact, the company cannot be considered a document that defines values for the consumer in Chile, as these are completely free, because the Chilean market is characterized by its being open, competitive and deregulated.