Inflation in Guatemala drops

Surveys carried out by the National Statistics Insitutue (INE) determined that inflation (for the last 12 months) drop 0.94 percentage points, compared to August of last year.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Drop in price of goods such as tomatoes, potatoes, beans, gasoline, propane, for example, caused the cost of living (inflation) to record a new slow down last September, according to the month report from INE.
Accumulated inflation (which goes from Jan to Sept 2008) dropped to 9.26% after being at 9.43 in August. For September 2008, the monthly recorded inflation was at -0.15%

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