The ARGUS Brazil gasoline and diesel dap price assessments
A significant volume of imported gasoline and diesel is delivered to Brazil’s largest ports every day, shipped mainly from the US Gulf coast and the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub in Europe. Product is blended with biofuels following oil regulator’s ANP requirements, and then transported by distributors to supply large cities and consumption hubs across the country.
Advantages of the ARGUS Brazil gasoline and diesel dap price assessments
Increased spot market involvement by third parties other than state-controlled Petrobras and rising gasoline and diesel import activity in response to expected arbitrage opportunities have created the need for market intelligence. Argus price assessments for diesel and gasoline imported to Brazil on a dap basis are the only price reference based purely on reported transactions.
Users of the ARGUS Brazil gasoline and diesel dap price assessments
The Argus Brazil gasoline and diesel dap price assessments are the main reference for importers and trading companies looking to supply the Brazilian market. As with all Argus prices, transactions by refineries, distributors and trading firms form the core of the assessment process, bringing transparency to a formerly opaque market that has undergone significant change over the past few years.