On October 7, the program of Prices Care and from the National government They know that they do not have an easy task. The inflation in the country it requires that the prices of this item are affected and for this reason negotiations began to modify certain terms as desired by the Secretary of Commerce, Matias Tombolini.
The leader is met with directors of various companies (Mondelez, Arcor, Unilever and Molinos Río de La Plata, among others) to find out their intentions for the month of October and the prices they manage. The companies presented a list of chosen products and from the state agency they recognized that they have the idea of cutting the program.
The idea is that there are between 500 and 600 products in addition to setting a preponderance of leading brands to guarantee supply in the gondolas. The goal is for the reference to be such that brands do not seek to recover profit margins with other products or outside the chains where Prices Care according to NA are found.
In turn, from the Ministry of Commerce they admitted that they have the will to set reasonable values and that they agree with the registered cost increases. In this way, they will transfer the increases to the final price, something that was speculated to be below that same line to attenuate the values of the products compared to those that are outside the program.
“Fewer products and some new ones, but still no reported increase pattern. These weeks will be definition, indicated one of those who participated in the meeting according to the agency itself. It is estimated that, for this renewal, the increase will be close to 10%, although there are no certainties since, taking into account each item, the increases have been different.