A tank of gas in Brazil costs a staggering 33% of the minimum wage -Bloomberg

The fuel price crisis is causing more and more conflict between Petrobras and President Jair Bolsonaro and could easily become the biggest stumbling block for the incumbent president in the October elections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fuel price crisis in Brazil, one of the main criticisms of Jair Bolsonaro's government and an issue that has angered the conservative president, has reached unimaginable proportions. To get a tank of gas, a Brazilian must spend the equivalent of a staggering 33% of a minimum wage.

Currently, a liter of fuel in Brazil costs R$7.28, or US$1.53. According to projections by Bloomberg, filling up a 55-liter tank costs a Brazilian 33% of the minimum wage.

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