cassava root, 25% starch, delivered at cassava processing plants, based on the following samplings:
Hydrostatic balance 3 kg – between 330g and 360g = average 345 grams
Hydrostatic balance 5 kg – between 550g and 600g = average 575 grams
|Unity of measurement/currency:||ton. The average is originally calculated in BRL, but it is also released in US dollar. It is a simple conversion of the value in Real to dollars – commercial exchange rate, asking price at 4:30 p.m. (Brasilia time);|
|Payment deadline:||released values refer to a 28-day deadline;|
|Discount rate:||Values are converted into a 28-day term payment by discounting the CDI (Interbank Deposit Rate);|
|Statistical treatment:||the regional averages are calculated based on the sample data between two standard deviations up or down compared to the sample average, and on the variation coefficient analysis;|
|Taxes:||2.3% CESSR (former-Funrural) included;|
|Regions where information is collected:||LSC (Southern Coast of Santa Catarina: Capivari de Baixo region), AIC (Alto Vale do Itajaí: Rio do Sul region), EOP (Extreme West of Paraná: Marechal Cândido Rondon region – including Realeza region), COP (Centralwestern Paraná: Araruna region), NOP (Northwestern Paraná: region of Paranavaí), ESM (Extreme South of Mato Grosso do Sul: Naviraí region), SOM (Southwestern Mato Grosso do Sul: Ivinhema region) and ASS (Assis region);|
|Cepea average:||average of the regions mentioned above;|
|Historic:||since January 2002;|
|Agents consulted for the survey:||
Rural growers and agents from cassava starch and cassava flour companies, consuming industry and dealers, thorugh phone contact.
Geraldo Sant’Ana de Camargo Barros, Ph.D
Full professor of the Department of Economics, Management and Sociology
Lucilio Rogerio Aparecido Alves, Dr.
Fábio Isaias Felipe, Ms.
Jéssica Caroline Pereira
Beatriz Cassiano Grellet