In April, the price was calculated at R$ 761.73, an increase of 6.42%, the highest variation between capitals
Campo Grande recorded the highest increase in the price of the basic food basket among the capitals, a rate of 6.42%, according to a survey by Dieese (Inter-union Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies). In the 12-month period, the percentage registered was 29.93%.
The price of the basic basket rose from R$ 715.81 in March to R$ 761.73 in April, reaching the highest high among the values practiced.
In absolute terms, Campo Grande remains in the “top 5” of the most expensive food baskets in the country, behind São Paulo (R$ 803.99), Florianópolis (R$ 788), Porto Alegre (R$ 780.86) and Rio de Janeiro (R$768.42).
The value of the basic food basket in Campo Grande was influenced by the rise in potato prices (39.10%), with an average sale price per kilo of R$ 7.08. The product was readjusted throughout the country, due to higher demand and reduced supply due to the rains.
Other items that presented readjustments in the period were tomatoes (11.47%), French bread (11.37%), boxed milk (8.59%), wheat flour (8.49%), bananas (7.61 %), carioquinha beans (6.39%), butter (5.06%), powdered coffee (2.71%), soybean oil (1.94%) and beef (0.52%).
To buy the basic food basket, the worker would have to spend 67.94% of the minimum wage in force in Brazil, R$ 1,212.00.