IPCE records a year-on-year drop of 24.10% in the Fruit and Vegetables sector

IPCE records a year-on-year drop of 24.10% in the Fruit and Vegetables sector
IPCE records a year-on-year drop of 24.10% in the Fruit and Vegetables sector
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February 2, 2024 – 11:19
Annual accumulation Ceasa Vegetables Fruit fall

Kélvia Fernandes – Ascom Ceasa – Text

Thiara Montefusco – Photograph

The Ceasa Ceará Price Index (IPCE) registered a drop of (-24.10%) in the Fruit Vegetables sector, in the annual accumulated comparison between the months of February 2023 and January 2024. The IPCE is prepared by the Center of Economics and Statistics (Nuece) and the Agricultural Market Information System (Sima) of Ceasa-CE, and calculates the price variation in the five main marketing sectors of the supply center, covering around 70 items.

Despite the drop in the Fruit Vegetables sector, the other four sectors registered an increase: Root Bulb and Rhizome (+37.75%), Leaf Flower and Stem (+33.45%), Fruit (+13.54%) and Basket Basic (+0.25%). Overall, the increase recorded was (+7.55%).

In the monthly comparison between the months of December 2023 and January 2024, the Fruit sector recorded a reduction of (-7.69%) in the price of national/imported fresh plums, in addition to (-6.22%) in the price of lemon Galician and (-4.33%) in Tahiti lemon. Rising prices for tommy mango (+27.67%), pacovan banana and silver (+26.92%) and yellow melon (+24.20%). The sector registered a general increase of (+5.31%).

The Leaf, Flower and Stem sector recorded a drop in the price of cauliflower (-13.24%), chard (-6.80%) and curly lettuce (-0.15%). Hybrid cabbage increased by (+16.77%) and chives and coriander by (+4.19%). General increase of (+4.23%) in the sector.

In the Fruit Vegetables category, prices fell for cashew tomatoes (-15.46%), long-life tomatoes (-11.88%) and macaroni pods (-6.74%). High prices for milk pumpkin (+52.26%), alligator pumpkin (+38.12%) and green cucumber (+31.02%). The sector recorded a general increase of (+3.70%).

In the Root, Bulb and Rhizome sector, high prices for Nantes carrots (+70.90%), beets (+43.58%) and potatoes (+43.25%). Record of a general increase of (+32.43%) in the sector.

In the Basic Basket, a good price for extra large/medium eggs which declined (-8.52%), butter (-4.12%) and pork (-3.17%). Increase in the prices of soybean oil (+17.70%), slaughtered/live chicken (+15.65%) and cowpeas (+13.75%). The sector had a general increase of (+2.67%).


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