Shopper costs rose sooner in Brazil final yr than at any level since 2015, when the nation confronted the height of what was, on the time, its worst recession on document. The official inflation charge sat at 0.73 p.c in December and 10.06 p.c for the complete yr. Inflation was not solely above expectations, however widespread, with three in 4 merchandise surveyed changing into dearer over the course of 2021.
For 2022, economists agree that value hikes ought to decelerate — but it surely won’t be the “short-lived” inflation many have been anticipating earlier within the pandemic. Climate situations have…
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