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Canadian Bulk DEF Prices Rise Again in January

LONDON, UK — Canadian bulk diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) prices have increased in January 2014 for the second month in a row, according to DEF Tracker, a monthly DEF price reference for the North American Market. 

Multi-drop and full-truck load DEF prices increased significantly in the U.S. and to a lesser extent in Canada, where prices have been rising only marginally for the past two consecutive months.

In January 2014, LTL deliveries and tote refills reached 54 cents per liter and 56 cents per liter, respectively. In December, LTL deliveries cost 55 cents per liter; a cent up from November 2013 prices and tote refills cost 52 cents per liter.

Average DEF truck stop prices remained stable at $2.79 per gallon in the U.S., which has been the case since November 2012, while the Canadian national average has also remained unchanged at 80 cents per liter since October 2011.

The DEF Tracker, launched in 2011 by Integer Research, covers 21 regional hubs in the U.S. and three hubs in Canada: Calgary, AB, Montreal, QC and Toronto, ON.

Integer is a specialist provider of research, data, analysis and consultancy services.

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Price gouging from fuel and DEF suppliers. Gee, never saw that coming.