The Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (RECOPE) requested on Friday an increase in the price of fuel from the regulating authority, the Autoridad Reguladora de Servicios Públicos (Aresep).
The RECOPE cited the upward trends in the international market and the rise in the dollar exchange as reasons for the monthly fuel price adjustment model.
“The situation of the international market and the rise of the dollar are 2 factors that have pushed the local market upward, a trend that is cushioned by the tariff lag that on this occasion corresponds to apply, which favors the consumer with a rebate”, said the entity, in a press release.
The request will increase prices as follows:
Regular gasoline or Plus 91: would increase ¢9 per liter, going from ¢663 to ¢672
Super Gasoline: it