Finally, the Government yielded to the pressure of the refrigerators and the Secretary of Internal Trade published the new quarterly prices within the framework of the national program Cuts Care.
All this was based on the renewal of the Care Prices agreement, the increases reach 6.4%.
After that, the Ministry of Internal Trade published the new values of seven popular cuts of meat in the framework of the Care Cuts program, which include the roast strip, the vacuum, the matambre, the skirt, the roast lid, the buttock and The pallet.
Although the price agreements are quarterly, each month the Government closes an agreed increase for each basket of products. In the case of meat cuts:
The roast strip went from $699 to $719 per kilo (+2.9%).
The empty one, from $865 to $917 per kilo (+6%).
Matambre, from $849 to $899 per kilo (+5.8%).
The brisket, from $449 to $478 per kilo (+6.4%).
The roast tapa, from $699 to $719 per kilo (+2.9%).
The buttock, from $915 to $969 per kilo (+5.9%).
The palette from $740 to $779 per kilo (+5.3%).
In addition, there is a differential in the Patagonian region of 6%. Also, the cuts available there are boneless.
For its part, the only increase in the fruit and vegetable basket was for the kilo of potatoes, which went from $49 per kilo to $59 (+20.4%). The rest of the products remained at the same value as in May: onions at $99, round tomatoes at $210, apples at $190 and lettuce at $160.
The cuts of meat are available from Monday to Friday in more than 1,000 outlets throughout the country: Jumbo, Coto, Plaza Vea, Disco, Carrefour, Walmart, La Anónima, Día, Changomas, Vital, Makro and the attached butcher shops the Union of the Argentine Meat Industry (UNICA) and the consortium of exporters ABC.