This Saturday the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) published the updated list of maximum applicable prices for LP gas that will be in force from May 15 to 21.
The highest maximum applicable price of LP gas throughout the country it is 28.20 pesos per kilogram, in the case of metal cylinders, and 15.23 per liter for stationary tanks, which will apply in the municipalities of San Quintín in Baja California and Mulegé in Baja California Sur.
The lowest price it is reported in some municipalities of the state of Tamaulipas such as Matamoros, Reynosa, Río Bravo and Valle Hermoso, with 22.32 pesos per kilo and 12.05 pesos per liter.
In the 16 mayorships of Mexico Citythe price per kilogram, in the case of cylinders, will be 23.30 pesos, while for stationary tanks it will be 12.58 pesos per liter.
In most regions of the State of Mexico –as in Texcoco, Ecatepec, Tepotzotlán and Chalco– the maximum price per kilogram is 23.30 pesos, and per liter is 12.58 pesos. While in other municipalities such as Atizapán, Temoaya and Toluca the maximum price per kilogram is 23.23 pesos, and 12.54 pesos per liter.
About Monterrey and several municipalities of Nuevo Leónthe maximum price per kilo will be 26.27 pesos and 14.19 per liter.
In Guadalajara Jaliscoat 25.09 pesos per kilogram and per liter at 13.55 pesos.
According to the CRE, the regulation of maximum prices for LP gas is aimed at protecting end users, promoting an efficient supply of LP gas at affordable prices, avoiding undue discrimination, reflecting gas market conditions in prices LP and fuel demand, as well as obtaining a margin that allows the recovery of costs from LP Gas marketers, distributors and dispensers for the development of the industry.
In this sense, each region has a maximum price applicable to the sale of LP Gas to the end user and its differentiation is based on the sales costs associated with each region.
The determination of maximum prices takes into account parameters of efficiency and costs of each type of plant, profitability of distribution, cost of taxes, technological efficiency and characteristics of each region, among other criteria.
These are the applicable prices of LP gas from May 15 to 21: