The Governor of Tucuman, Osvaldo Jaldo, welcomed the decision of the national government to grant a 10.22% increase in the price of bioethanol. This is the decree signed by the Secretary of Energy of the Nation, Darío Martínez, which comes after the entry into force of the increase in gasoline of just over 9% on average.
“I would like to thank the work done by the Nation to equalize and raise the price of bioethanol, as well as that of gasoline in the country”Jaldo wrote on his Twitter account. And he added “In turn, highlight the task of the Chief of the National Cabinet, @JuanManzurOK, for management; as well as @dariomartinezpj, the nation’s energy secretary, for enabling the protection and development of the sugar-alcohol business, which is a fundamental economic driver in Tucumán”.
Thus, the liter of this fuel, which is made from sugar cane and corn, will be sold at 65.42 pesos. Article 1 of the standard recalls that, according to the provisions of Law No. 27,640, bioethanol is intended for mandatory blending with gasoline..
It also determines a retroactive nature of the measure, since the new price “will apply to transactions carried out after February 2, 2022 and will be valid until the publication of a new price which will replace it”.
Further down, the decree states that The payment period for bioethanol may in no case exceed 30 calendar days from the date of invoicing..