Honduras: Inflation Closed 2010 at 6.5%

Inflation ended 2010 with an accumulated 6.5%, more than double the 2009 figure.

Monday, January 10, 2011

According to information from Central Bank of Honduras, in December 2010, "the price level, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), reported no change and remained at the 6.5 percent reached in November".

2009 ended with a 3% inflation.

"The inflation target set by the BCH in its economic program was six percent for 2010, while this year´s goal is 5.5 percent," published La Tribuna.

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The country ended 2010 with an inflation of 5.39%, an amount within the planned target set between 4% and 6%.

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Accumulated inflation from January to October was 1.8%, already exceeding the annual target given to the IMF.

The country seems unlikely to meet this year´s 1.5% inflation goal committed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

"The high prices of some basic consumer goods such as beans, corn, vegetables and oil products in contrast with the slight inflation increase the government recorded in the first ten months of 2010," states the article in Elsalvador.com.

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A group of private analysts who are consulting for the Bank of Guatemala are predicting that annual inflation will be 11.86 percent by year-end.

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