SANTIAGO. - According to a study conducted by the National Consumer Service (Sernac), more than 60% of gas stations did not lower prices this past Thursday.
The report comes after an announcement made by Enup indicating a 4 peso- per- liter reduction on the three types of gasoline, while diesel fuel and domestic kerosene were expected to drop by 2 and 3 pesos respectively.
The price survey (performed using a sample group of gas stations in the Metropolitan Area and regional capitals of the country) showed that 64.2% of service stations selling 93 and 95-octane gasoline, as well as 62.3% of those selling 97-octane gasoline, had still not lowered their prices at the time of the survey.
Meanwhile, 25.4% of service stations selling 93 and 95-octane gasoline, as well as 30.2% of those selling 97-octane gasoline had lowered the prices by an average of $3.7, $3.9 and 4.9 pesos, respectively.