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09 de Apr de 2020

Nacional

Lower gas prices in effect Saturday

The price of 91 octane fuel will drop 13 cents, to $2.79; 95 octane gas will see a price decline of 15 cents, and will be $2.95 at the p...

The price of 91 octane fuel will drop 13 cents, to $2.79; 95 octane gas will see a price decline of 15 cents, and will be $2.95 at the pumps.

Meanwhile, diesel prices will not vary as much. Regular diesel will be 2 cents cheaper, with a base price of $2.37. Maximum diesel will remain at the same price: $2.45.

Energy analysts say the fall in global oil prices, allows for our cheaper gasoline, responds mainly to the high levels of unemployment in the United States, which has seen continuing decreased gas consumption

The higher prices registered in Panama during the last eight weeks were basically a response to hoarding maneuvers by suppliers and distributors, which, according to analysts, reached their limit last week.