RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some basic items in Brazilians' lives registered sharp price hikes in 2021. Such is the case of electricity, meat and fuels. All of them have a common denominator, the dollar, which suffered a great variation this year.
Experts believe that fluctuations will not end next year, although the pressure tends to ease on a number of items.
However, the villain will be the electricity bill. Although rainfall has improved the level of hydroelectric power plant reservoirs in recent months, the current volume should not be enough to ensure a concern-free 2022 in the electricity sector . . .