RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The cost of agricultural commodities in Brazil has reached record levels in the first months of 2022. Product prices are affected by economic, natural, health, and war-related factors, such as high inflation, the water crisis in the south of the country, the Covid 19 pandemic, and the war in Ukraine.
The results come from a technical note by economists from the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea), published Thursday (28) and signed by researchers such as Ana Cecilia Kreter, specialist in national and international agriculture, and José Ronaldo Souza, director of macroeconomic policy at the . . .