Honduras records first-half inflation of 6.8 percent

The retail price index in Honduras rose by 1.2 percent in June and by 6.8 percent in the first half of the year, the nation's central bank reported.

Monday, July 7, 2008

The bank said that inflation last year was 6.9 percent.
Food, electricity and fuel are spearheading the current increase in prices, it added.

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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.

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