Pará has the most expensive gasoline among the States of the Legal Amazon, according to a survey conducted by ‘Brazil in Maps’

The prices may vary according to the readjustments and reality of each region (Reproduction/ Internet)

Priscilla Peixoto – Cenarium Magazine

MANAUS – Resold to the consumer for R$ 7.80, the State of Pará is the place that presents the highest price of gasoline among the states that make up the Legal Amazon. The data are from the survey called “Average Price of Gasoline in the Fuel Stations in Brazil”, released on March 16 by the official website Brazil in Maps.

The survey, which takes into account how much Brazilians pay on average per liter of gasoline per state, points to Amazonas as the second state in Legal Amazonia with the highest price of the product, reaching up to R$ 7.60 per liter, followed by Tocantins with the same price found at the pumps by consumers.


Next, Acre, Rondônia and Roraima have the same average value at the gas stations, with R$ 7.50. In Mato Grosso and Maranhão, the average price is R$ 7.50. In Mato Grosso and Maranhão, the average price is R$ 7.40, the lowest average is for the State of Acre, with R$ 7.30.

Average price of gasoline at gas stations in Brazil (Reproduction/Brasil em Mapas)

Other regions

Among the other regions in Brazil, the lowest price found at the gas stations is R$ 6.80 in the State of Paraíba, followed by Rio Grande do Sul and Mato Grosso do Sul, with a final price 20 cents higher, closing at R$ 7.00. The State of Goiás, like Pará, has the highest price in the country at R$ 7.80 per liter sold.

According to the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), the average price of a liter of gasoline in Brazil is R$ 7.26. The survey published by Brasil em Mapas, on the other hand, shows the average price at the gas stations is R$ 7.47.

Legal Amazon

The concept of the Legal Amazon was instituted in 1953, with the purpose of planning and enabling the promotion of the socioeconomic development of the states in the Amazon region. According to the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea), the Legal Amazon is equivalent to 59% of the Brazilian territory.

Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima and Tocantins are part of this territory together with part of the state of Maranhão.


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