The government of President Pedro Castillo ordered that the sale at taps of only two types of gasoline and gasohols, regular Y premiumstart from January 1, 2023, and not at the end of August as planned since last year.
Through Supreme Decree No. 006-2022-EM, the Ministry of Energy and Mines (Minem) modified the previous rule, Supreme Decree No. 014-2021-EM, so that only in a little more than six months is it put into The modernization of the boards is underway in all stations in the country, with the exception of Loreto and Ucayali.
The document published in the extraordinary edition of El Peruano does not modify any complementary provision of its precedent, so that the tolerance for the sale of gasoline of 84 in the regions of Amazonas, Loreto, Madre de Dios and San Martín will also not be extended and will always be fixed until June 30, 2023.
Earlier, the head of state led a session of the ministerial cabinet upon his arrival from Puno, in which measures on fuel prices, the vaccination process, as well as face-to-face classes at universities were evaluated.
As La República had anticipated, various organizations in the hydrocarbon sector, such as the Association of Faucets and Service Stations of Peru (Agesp), in addition to transport unions, had requested a postponement of the entry into force to avoid an alleged impact on the pocket of consumers.
The Executive’s decision comes just five days after a new carrier strike, on June 27, announced in demand for greater cohesion between Congress and the Presidency of the Republic to contain the effects of the international oil crisis in our country. country.