Get ready for higher gasoline prices in the coming days. That is the word by the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep) – regulator of public prices and services.
The Aresep approved on Monday a hike of ¢17 colones for a litre of super and ¢15 for regular and diesel fuel.
According to Aresep spokesperson, Carolina Mora, the increasse is to geopolitical processes that affect international prices.
The notice of the increase is expected to be at the national printer by today, which will then be required to publish within 3 to 5 days and prices taking effect the day following publication.
Thus, the increase could be as early as Saturday.
The hike also affects compressed natural gas, kerosene and aviation fuels.
Following are tables, the first for gasoline prices and the second for natural gas.