13.9% inflation in Costa Rica at the end of 2008
The drop in the fuel prices in December caused the figure to be below the 14.2% forecasted by the government for the year.
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
An analysis by the elfinancierocr.com explained that "just in December alone, the CPI had a negative variation of 0.42%, that is, on average prices dropped. This is the first time in several years that there was a drop in prices in the month of December and the first time during the year that the phenomenon occurred."
The change from December 2009 to November 2010 of the General Price Index was 6.11%, 3.54% more than the annual variation in the same period last year (2.57%).
The variation from July 2010 to June 2011 of the General Index is 5.18%, down 1.13% compared to the variation in the same period last year, which was 6.31%.
The cumulative variation of the first five months of 2013 is 3.22%, 2.50% higher than that of 2012.
Consumer prices had an upwards variation of only 3.16% in the first ten months of the year.
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