Venezuelan oil basket rebounds; ends at USD 97.15
Venezuelan oil price climbed (1.34%) after reporting negative results over the last four weeks
The oil basket rebounded USD 1.29 (1.34%) with respect to last week (USD 95.86 per barrel), after reporting negative results over the last four weeks.
The ministry added that oil prices hiked amid lingering concerns early this week over tensions in the Middle East hitting oil supply, and a sudden fall in US oil stocks.
Venezuela's average oil price so far this year hit USD 104.09 per barrel.
With reporting by Ender Marcano
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil on March 13 to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff, carrying banners expressing anger at bribery scandals and economic woes. A banner read "We don't want a new Venezuela in Brazil."