Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has criticised the size of dividends that Petrobras is dishing out to its shareholders — one day after the state-controlled oil company announced a record annual profit — and warned its pricing policy may have to change.

Petrobras will pay another 35.8 billion reais ($6.9 billion) in dividends for the fourth quarter of 2022 and a total sum of 215.7