Cade proposes measures to reduce fuel prices

Cade proposes measures to reduce fuel prices

Council issued nine proposals to increase competition.One of the suggestions is that alcohol producers sell directly to the gas stations.

Cade studies reviewing fuel taxationMarcelo Camargo / Brazil AgencyWith the supply crisis generated by the truckers' strike, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (Cade) released a study with nine proposals to increase competition in the fuel sector and, consequently, reduce prices to the end consumer.The suggestions involve regulatory issues (five measures), tax structure (two measures) and other general institutional changes (two measures).The study “Rethinking the fuel sector: pro-competitive measures” was released today (29).“The proposals were already being matured and discussed internally for some time, as suggested by the Department of Economic Studies and the General Superintendence.In addition, the impact of the proposed measures is believed to be positive for society.What is expected is, realistically, to encourage social and democratic debate on some specific themes that may favor competition in the sector, ”the researchers responsible for the study ponder....


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