Price basket rises in Manaus; banana leads adjustmentCapital occupies the 13th position in the ranking of most expensive country baskets.
The cost of the basic basket of Manaus increased 0,62% in May this year compared to the previous month. The price was R $ 386,08, according to research of the Inter-Union Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies (Diesse), released on Monday (6). Manaus becomes occupies the 13th position in the ranking of the most expensive baskets, between the 27 where capital is held.
According to the data, price of the basic basket of Manaus, composed by 12 products, in April was R $ 383,72. In May 2015 the basic food basket cost $ 343,78.
In the capital of Amazonas, five products showed high, six fell in their prices in the analyzed month and one remained unchanged. A banana (6,02%) It was the product with the highest high in the month followed by bread (3,45%), flour (2,99%), bean (1,57%) and milk (1,20%).
The butter (-6,89%) It was the product with the highest drop in the month followed by meat (-2,78%), oil (-1,17%), do café (-0,91%), rice (-0,38%) and tomato (-0,20%). The sugar did not change and remained unchanged in average price from the previous month.
altogether, 17 the 27 Brazilian cities had an increase in basket value. The largest increases occurred in Porto Alegre (3,87%), Curitiba (3,46%) it's Brasilia (3,25%) and the most significant falls were observed in Florianópolis (-4,09%), Fortress (-2,60%) and Rio Branco (-2,49%).
São Paulo was the capital recorded the highest cost of the basic food basket (R$ 449,70), followed by Porto Alegre (R$ 443,46) it's Brasilia (R$ 441,60). The lowest average values were observed in Rio Branco (R$ 335,31), Natal (R$ 337,49) and Aracaju (R$ 344,83).
Between January and May 2016, all cities have accumulated high, except Florianópolis (-0,81%). The largest variations were observed in Goiânia (14,80%), Bethlehem (14,50%), Aracaju (12,78%), Salvador (12,69%) and João Pessoa (11,29%). Smaller increases occurred in Campo Grande (3,39%), Porto Velho (3,84%) and Porto Alegre (4,49%).