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The Defensoría del Consumidor activated this tuesday at the Aeropuerto internacional San Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez, a nationwide deployment to protect the rights of consumers during the capital's festivities in honor of the Divino Salvador del Mundo.
International market prices maintain a trend of increases in different products, affecting markets such as the salvadoran one. President Nayib Bukele has ordered the government to maintain strategic measures to cushion the impact of global inflation at home.
According to the Oficina Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos (ONEC), as of june the data compiled by the institution shows in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), that people paid more for the use of hotels, restaurants, food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco.
Deputies of the Economy Committee issued a favorable opinion for the creation of the Special and Transitory Law for the Stabilization of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Prices, with the purpose of stabilizing the price of LPG for domestic consumption, which will allow to alleviate the pocket of salvadoran households.
The Defensoría del Consumidor presented today a report of the main institutional results in defense of consumers in the period from june 2019 to may 2023.
The Defensoría del Consumidor (DC), has recovered more than US$73 million in favor of 390,000 consumers and maintains the commitment acquired since 2019, to protect the welfare of the population in different edges such as security and family economy.
During 2022, the Government subsidized the purchase of fuels to prevent a drastic escalation in commodities. From march 2022 until the end of this year, the Government favored an estimated savings of US$585 million to consumers through price containment in diesel, regular gasoline, premium gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
The Defensoría del Consumidor presented this monday a report on the results of the institutional work carried out to protect consumers during the month of february 2023.
The Dirección General de Energía, Hidrocarburos y Minas (DGEHM), informs salvadorans that the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas will remain in effect for the month of march 2023.
According to the Ministerio de Economía (MINEC), the economic relief measures promoted by the Central Government since 2022 have generated an estimated savings of US$122.41 million for propane gas consumers.