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Commodities’ prices up 4.55%

06 de dezembro de 2017

Brasília – The prices of commodities, primary products internationally traded, went up in November. The Commodities Index-Brasil (C-Rb), measured by the Brazilian Central Bank (BC), registered a hike of 4.55% in November over October. Year-over-year ending in November, the index registeredd

IC-Br is measured based on the variation in reais of the prices of Brazilian primary products (commodities) dealt abroad. The Brazilian Central Bank (BC) selects the products that are relevant to the consumer price dynamics in Brazil. In November, the energy sector (oil, natural gas and coal) increased 7.96%, while metals (aluminum, iron ore, copper, tin, zinc, lead and nickel) went up 0.68%.

Translated by Sérgio Kakitani