RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last year, the indicator totaled R$40.9 (US$8.4) billion, a figure 21.1% higher than in 2019, when it stood at R$33.8 billion. Between 2018 and the following year, the index had already registered a positive variation of 8.7%.
The increase in prices received by producers was the main reason for the growth of the state VPA in both periods, with highlights for pigs, cattle, milk and grains.
"Agribusiness is one of the most important engines of our economy. The numbers reflect this greatness and show that the sector remains . . .