Fuel price crisis: Brazilian federal government considers freight relief for truck drivers

The Executive intends to approximate the Brazilian model to the American one, guaranteeing the freight price to the truck driver by the final price when the goods are delivered.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With new pressure from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) after the announcement of Petrobras' R$44.5 billion (US$8.7 billion) profit in just three months, the federal government is studying changes in the rules of fuel price compensation in road transport charter contracts.

The model, advocated by the Chief Minister of the Civil House, Ciro Nogueira, was discussed on Thursday, May 5, at a meeting at the Civil . . .

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