Mexico City.- The President AMLO Told that his government is already preparing a program to boost agricultural production, promote self-reliance In Mexico due to the increase in inflation in the country.
As part of a strategy to cope with the global economic crisis that was caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the war between Ukraine and Russia, Andrés Manuel López Obrador envisioned a series of five regional meetings with farmers. . self-supply in mexico,
“Sow to be self-sufficient, so that we are not so affected by world inflation And best of all, sowing of rice, maize, wheat, promoting productive activity. Encourage producers and support us with those working in rural areas, so that we all think it’s better to produce what we consume,” the federal president declared.
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Starting this Friday, the first meeting with Mexican producers will be held in the city of Monterey, Nuevo León; same day in Guadalajara, Jalisco; in Veracruz and Puebla on Saturdays; and will end with a meeting in Mexico City on Sunday.
“We want to start a campaign for production, especially for self-consumption, we want to prepare ourselves,” Andres Manuel said for the recent news about the increase in inflation during the month of April in Mexico mentioned.
inflation is rising
in this rate inflation in mexico rose to 7.68% in April, its highest level since January 2001, after rising prices in the fourth month of the year by 0.54% from the previous month driven by food and livestock, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography reported this Monday. Reported. ,inegi,
“In April 2022, annual general inflation was 7.68%, representing a monthly increase of 0.54%,” Inegi President Graciela Marquez said on Twitter.
In April 2021, just a year earlier, the monthly growth in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 0.33%, pushing inflation to 6.08%.
Annual data for April also represents an increase compared to March, when inflation stood at 7.45% year-on-year.
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The underlying price index, considered a better parameter to measure general shortfalls because it eliminates high volatility commodities in their prices, rose 0.78% monthly and left the annual rate at 7.22%, Inegi said in a statement. ,