Bill seeks to lower fuel prices in Brazil

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– A bill modifies Petrobras’ fuel price policy and creates a tax on crude oil exports and a fund to stabilize the prices of petroleum by-products on the domestic market.

*) A request for review ended up postponing the vote on a bill aimed at lowering fuel prices here in Brazil.

The text is in the Senate Economic Affairs Committee and would be voted on this week, but was ultimately probably left for next Tuesday, the 7th.

In general, the proposal of Senator Rogério Carvalho, of the PT-SE, modifies the fuel price policy of Petrobras and creates a tax on crude oil exports and a fund to stabilize the prices of petroleum products on the domestic market.

This episode of the 15 Minutes podcast explains exactly how the proposal could lower the prices paid by drivers. The guest is Célio Yano, from the Economics editor of Gazeta do Povo, who is following this dossier.

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The 15-minute podcast is a space to discuss important topics, always with the analysis and participation of the Gazeta do Povo team of journalists. From Monday to Friday, in a light and dynamic way, with a duration that adapts to the hustle and bustle of your day. The presentation is by journalist Márcio Miranda.

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Factsheet: ’15 minutes’, Gazeta do Povo news podcast # Presentation and script: Márcio Miranda; content director: Rodrigo Fernandes; production team: Maria Eduarda Scroccaro editing: Leonardo Bechtloff; distribution strategy: Marcus Ayres.

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