The latribuna.hn reports that "for the fourth consecutive month, there has been a decrease in the price index for the "Transport" item, which for this month was at 3.9% as a result of the reduction in the price of regular, super gasoline and diesel, respectively. This in turn cause a reduction in public transport prices at the urban and interurban level."
In June, there was an increase of 0.4%, driven mainly by soft drinks.
A report on the consumer price index has been released by the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH):
In June 2013, the rates of the monthly and interannual variations of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) were 0.4% and 5.3%, respectively, for its part, average inflation for the year reached 5.2 % and the cumulative rate stood at 3.1%.
In February, the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.49% compared to January, placing accumulated inflation at 0.80%.
In February 2016, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.49%, influenced by an increase in the cost of tuition at different levels of private education (formal and informal) and because of the higher price of food such as corn, onion and tomato.
In May the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.34%, placing inflation accumulated so far this year at 1.61%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reports that "...The monthly variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May 2016 was 0.34%, a result influenced by an increase in prices of food and fuel. [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]
This variation is lower than in the same month in 2015 (0.42%).Meanwhile, interannual variation was 2.36%; and accumulated inflation stood at 1.61%; highlighting the downward trend seen in inflation in the last four months.Of the 282 goods and services included in the consumer basket that make up the CPI, 48.94% showed rising prices, 12.05% fell and the remaining 39.01% were unchanged during the month under analysis.The category that contributed the most to monthly inflation was "Food and non-alcoholic beverages" with 0.13 percentage points (pp); followed by "Transport" with 0.08 pp, "Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels" with 0.05 pp and "Clothing and footwear" with 0.03 pp; contributing 85.29% of total inflation together.
In October, the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.07%, placing the accumulated inflation in the year at 2.43%.
In October 2015, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered a monthly variation of 0.07%. This means that annual inflation -month on month- is 2.54%, the lowest since January 1988, remaining below the lower limit of the target range in 2015; while accumulated inflation is 2.43%.
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