Nicaraguan consumer prices rose by 2.13 percent in June, pushing cumulative inflation to 11.76 percent for the first half of the year – one of the highest rates on record and up from 6.12 percent in the same period of last year.
More than half of the increase in prices was due to food, particularly seasonal products that were affected by higher costs of inputs and fuel, the central bank reported.
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%.
Inflation ended 2010 with an accumulated 6.5%, more than double the 2009 figure.
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".
In July, the consumer price index recorded a monthly variation of 0.32%, accumulating inflation of 2.40% so far this year.
From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.32 percent (-0.21% in July2015), mainly explained by the behavior of prices of some goods and services in the divisions of Food and non - alcoholic beverages (0.44%), Health (1.15%), and Recreation and culture (1.36%), which together contributed 0.266 percentage points (pp) to the observed variation. In contrast, the division of Transport, showed a variation of -0.90 percent (-0.065 pp).
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