AMLO seeks agreement with businessmen to lower food prices

AMLO seeks agreement with businessmen to lower food prices

He stressed that among the economic issues, the one that worries and occupies him the most is seeking measures so that the prices of basic foods do not increase.

These measures also include reducing or at least maintaining fertilizer prices, in order to increase national food production, “promote self-consumption, food self-sufficiency and two measures that I will comment on later,” said López Obrador.

The talks are part of the actions of the federal government to reinforce the Package Against Inflation and Famine (PACIC).

tortillas on the rise

So far this year, the average price of a kilo of tortilla has risen 21.38%, that is, 2.68 pesos, according to data from the National Information and Market Integration System (SNIIM) of the Ministry of Economy.

On September 2, the average price per kilo of tortilla was 21.38 pesos, with a maximum price of 26.5 pesos in Sonora. On January 3, the average price was 18.7 pesos, with a maximum of 23.07 pesos in Baja California.

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