Inflation Continues Downward Trend in Costa Rica
The CPI rose 0.68% in January 2011, below the figure recorded in 2010 and lower than the average of the past 10 years, 1.5%.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The General level of the Consumer Price Index in January is about 144.054, which represents a variation of 0.68% compared with the index of December 2011, (with a value of 143.086).
The Consumer Price Index for September registered the first negative change of the year.
The cumulative variation of the General Index for the first two months of 2011 is 1.12%, lower than the number for the same period of 2010, which was 2.32%.
According to the report from the National Statistics and Census Institute consumer price index rose 5.82% in 2010.
According to information from the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC), the yearly variation (January-December 2011) is 4.74%, which is less than the variation in 2010 (5.82%).
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