ANP stops reporting fuel prices after cyber attack

THE ANP (National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels) It was reported this Friday (5th) that its systems were temporarily down, including the weekly price analysis, due to a cyberattack that occurred the day before.

“As a security measure, all systems have been taken out to assess the cybersecurity risks of the office,” the regulator said in a statement.

As a result, the weekly survey of fuel prices in the country will not be released this Friday.

In the last survey, conducted between July 24th and 29th, the average price of oil fell for the fifth week in a row at gas stations. The liter went from R$ 5.89 to R$ 5.74, which means there is a drop of 2.5%.

From reducing the tax for the ICMS (tax on movement of goods and services) in the states, fuel fell the most, becoming 22.3% less.

This Friday (5th), the reduction of R $ 0.20 in the standard price of diesel began in the promoters of the distributors. The value of the liter from R$ 5.61 to R$ 5.41, a drop of 3.56%, was not immediately passed on to the customer. It was the first reduction since the beginning of May last year. Two reductions in petrol by Petrobras in the month of July.

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