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The cost of LP gas drops 2%, at the federal level

There is a breather for user wallets. According to the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), the cost of LP gas, during the week of February 20 to 26, will be 23.38 pesos, or 2% less than what it cost the previous week.

In CDMX, the maximum price was established at 22.58 pesos per kilo, so it will be 3.6% cheaper than the previous week. After adding five weeks of increases, the price of fuel had a decrease.

This means that a 20-kilo cylinder will cost 451 pesos, about 18 pesos less, while stationary gas will cost 12.19 pesos per liter.

According to the information published by the regulatory body, the price of LP gas will decrease in 29 entities in the country, among the States with the greatest decrease are the State of Mexico with 2.8%, Tlaxcala and Tabasco with 2.7%, Campeche, Chiapas, Morelos and Guerrero with 2.6%.

According to the CRE, the regulation of maximum prices for LP gas is aimed at protecting end users, promoting an efficient supply of LP gas at affordable prices, avoiding undue discrimination, reflecting gas market conditions in prices LP and fuel demand, as well as obtaining a margin that allows the recovery of costs from LP Gas marketers, distributors and dispensers for the development of the industry.

In this sense, each region has a maximum price applicable to the sale of LP gas to the end user and its differentiation is based on the sales costs associated with each region.

The determination of maximum prices takes into account parameters of efficiency and costs of each type of plant, profitability of distribution, cost of taxes, technological efficiency and characteristics of each region, among other criteria.

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