Diesel imports have surged in dollar terms Price controls are discouraging importing more Imported diesel is sold at 30% below its import price Argentina’s service stations have started rationing diesel, as price controls and import restrictions are discouraging refiners from bringing in enough supplies even as demand rises for the crop harvest, a trade group said March 29. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We are facing the first signs of shortages in key fuels such as diesel,” the Confederation of Hydrocarbon Entities, a group known as Cecha, which represents more than 4,500 service station owners around the country, said in a statement. “It is urgent that the government convene all the actors in the sector and seek solutions to guarantee its normal operation.” Cecha, which said service stations are capping sales at 15 liters of diesel per customer a day, said […]