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Agricultural prices rise 1.09% in April/2021

Posted by Rafael Moro

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The Price Index Received by Agropecuária Paulista (IqPR) closed April 2021 with an increase of 1.09%. Both vegetable products (IqPR-V) and animals (IqPR-A) dissipate their indexes, with increases of 0.68% and 2.15%. In the month of April 2021, 11 of the 16 products provided had price increases. The readjustments of corn (+ 9.07%) and pork (+ 7.24%) stood out. The biggest falls were attributed to the crops of dwarf banana (-43.00%) and tomato for table (-12.37%).

Accumulated from April/2020 to April/2021, all indexes showed positive readjustments. In this interval, the IqPR varied positively in 11 months, in an accumulation of readjustment of 35.47%. Since the month of June/20, the peak time for the Brazilian population to be affected by the COVID-19 virus, the increase in the rates was progressively accentuated until the month of November/20.

It should be noted that in the first four months of 2021, the IqPR readjustment reached 7.26%. In this 12-month interval, the increase in products of animal origin (IqPR-A) reached 55.98%, while products of plant origin rose 28.21%. During this period of analysis, 15 survey products had readjustments. Corn (84.56%), chicken meat (83.67%) and soy (80.46%) were the crops that had the highest increases in the São Paulo countryside in the last 12 months.

By: Aline Merladete | Agrolink

This text was automatically translated from Portuguese.