National corn production reaches one million tons with no defined market

National production of corn reaches one million tons to date, of which Santa Cruz produces 480 thousand tons, according to information from the Association of Corn and Sorghum Producers of Santa Cruz (PROMASOR). The company that supports food production (EMAPA) announced that it would buy 85 thousand tons that do not even reach 10% of the total national supply, at a price of Bs. 61 ($8.76) per quintal. However, producers say that the equilibrium price, which incorporates profits, is Bs 65 ($9.3) per quintal.

Source: Los Tiempos