Finally, it seems that gas stations have come at a somewhat quiet price. And everything suggests that this scenario without fear will remain at the beginning of the holidays. The most important organizations that unite entrepreneurs in the field are pointing out that values, when they accumulated 14 growths throughout the year, reached a point of equilibrium that has not been transformed into fairness.
But now, what concerns are not so much about price, but about the problems that vehicle owners have when it comes to refueling and trying to pay.
As a result of the accidents, the number of multiple sales entrepreneurs began to cut plastic payments since September. And these obstacles did nothing more than make it more effective in the last phase of the year.
The claim relied on by the journalists to justify the measure is directly related to the deadlines set by the issuers for carrying out the operations paid by this instrument.
According to key players in the industry, a 28-day solution created by the system leads to a profound loss of profitability, as long as it is expected that these funds will increase if the price rises.
Therefore, many paperholders make their condition to re-charge payments by waiting.
However, on the part of the issuers, they do not want to make a statement: they argue that a shrinking of this period would pose a financial risk to them. And that great discomfort before the settlement period is an inflation scenario that doesn't give up.
In that wager and loose these months, sales businessmen were plentiful that they only allow payments by charge or cash.
CECHA was informed that refusal of service stations to accept payment by card will increase over the next few months. Especially for points selected for holidays.
"We also had a meeting with the Department of Commerce at Banco Nación, which was trying to find a solution to the problem, but there was no way out and the card issuers did not want to give a spin", stressed the Lego Confederation.
The Director noted that the unit's fixed position could aggravate the problem of station services and that these difficulties would be passed on to customers.
At the same time, he argued that organizations such as FAENI, which connect Santa Fe machines, are already planning actions against plastic plants because of the alleged "abuse of a dominant position".
"There are many petrol stations that only accept cash or debit card payments because the latter is a legal obligation, we understand that the" inconsistency "that the stations are talking about to justify themselves, but the sector sells prices and replenishes the fuel. the card is still more limited if there are no changes in the short term ", expressed Lego.
CECC's Castellano also expected that the restrictions would be more effective when paying for plastics, although he admitted that the measure was not positive.
"Card suspension means almost 50% loss of activity, but many entrepreneurs want to lose sales and have to face higher costs due to fuel price fluctuations., he decided.