The chronology of the diesel crisis, from Dilma's price control to reduction in the face of truckers' strike

The chronology of the diesel crisis, from Dilma's price control to reduction in the face of truckers' strike

Truckers have been stationary since Monday affecting various sectors of the country's economy;but how did we get to this crisis?

Truckers have threatened a general strike since last week.The strike came to an end this Monday with impacts on several statesBBC BRAZIL - ReutersThe truckers' strike, which began on its fourth day on Thursday and affects various sectors of the country's economy, is rooted in dissatisfaction with fuel price policy, which underwent a significant change at the beginning of the Michel Temer administration. in 2016.The adjustments were now determined by Petrobras according to variations of the dollar and the price of oil in the international market.Earlier, under Dilma Rousseff's government, the variation in international prices was passed in a way that was not in line with the values ​​practiced in the country, a mechanism used to try to hold back rising inflation.The government is accused by the Federal Prosecutor's Office of using Petrobras, during Dilma's administration, as an instrument to control inflation.QUIQUE GARCIA / EUROPEAN PHOTOPRESS AGENCYSee below, in more ...


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