RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The situation in China should impact Brazil, and the first effects are already being felt. Agribusiness is facing more difficulty buying pesticides and fertilizers, and the mining sector is seeing international prices fall. The energy sector, in turn, is affected by record natural gas prices.
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday (7) that Brazil should face "supply problems" next year. According to the president, the scenario of a possible shortage of products in 2022 is related to the energy crisis in China.
"I am already warning a year in advance. Because of the energy crisis, China . . .