By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The National Consumer Price Index (IPCA) in Brazil rose by 0.18 percent in November, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau). This is far lower than the 0.26 percent registered in October 2016, and according to the Bureau this is the lowest index for November since 1998.
The two categories which pressured inflation downward in November were the food and beverage sector and the household goods . . .