RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The consumer price index in Brazil should be among the highest globally, considering a list of countries selected by the entitiy of about 20 economies with projections released on Tuesday (21) by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development).
In 2021, only two countries among the 19 selected would have higher inflation than Brazil, Turkey (17.8%) and Argentina (47%).
The price index in Brazil is projected at 7.2%, falling to 4.9% in 2022, which would put the country with the fifth-highest inflation on the list, behind Russia and India, both with . . .