Food production expected to fall by 12 to 15 per cent

The lack of liquidity in more than one link of the productive chain in Santa Cruz, attributed to the loss of operating capital due to the fall in prices, the drop in demand and the paralysis of economic activities during the quarantine to contain the Covid-19 in the country, puts food production at risk. The crisis left thousands of producers without operating capital, which added to the low prices and difficulties caused by the Covid-19 are leading them to bankruptcy. A 12 to 15% drop in production expected.

Source: El Deber