Petro Government and transporters negotiate again to increase the price of diesel fuel in Colombia

Petro Government and transporters negotiate again to increase the price of diesel fuel in Colombia
Petro Government and transporters negotiate again to increase the price of diesel fuel in Colombia
Petro Government confirms that this year it will increase the price of diesel (ACPM) twice. Photos: Pixabay and Presidency

The cargo transporters’ union announced that, together with the government of President Gustavo Petro, Negotiating tables are being set up again to set the increase in the price of diesel fuel in Colombia.

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According to transporters, the country needs to be able to review the levels and the impetus that could be set for the adjustment.

The above, say the transporters, is because the price of diesel fuel in Colombia could end up being a difficult blow. to assimilate for the behavior of inflation in the country.

In the eyes of transporters, seeking a negotiated solution to the adjustment is due to the fact that the food production chain would see the need to pass on to them the price increases that the country’s consumers must bear.

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The point is how gradual the increase would be, since the value must go from $9,000 to around $15,000, which has been, at the hands of several transport unions, a very complex burden to bear for several businessmen in the sector.

However, the government of President Gustavo Petro maintains that freezing prices or raising them well below the level they should be at cannot be an option.

What is certain is that the Ministry of Finance is not interested in the price of diesel fuel in Colombia rising so much and so soon, given that any pressure and uncertainty in the price level is one more reason for the Bank of the Republic not to lower interest rates on a larger scale.

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For the moment, the negotiating tables will also aim to review alternative operating costs that could be reviewed in order to improve the purchasing power of the segment.

 
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