Inflation in Panama nearing double digits

The consumer price index has risen 9.6% in the last 12 months, the Comptroller General of the Republic reported.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Inflation levels as high as those, close to double digits, have not been recorded in this country for at least 27 years, according to official records.
The rise in the last 12 months was due mainly to the increase in transportation and fuel prices (16.3%), and in the price of food and drinks (15.3%).

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Panama: Inflation at 3.7%

May 2009

In April, the Consumer Price Index grew by 0.4% when compared to March and 3.7% higher than the same month in 2008.

According to the Comptroller General, whose statements Marianela Palacios reported in her article in "The annualized variation is identical to what was recorded in March 2009.

Guatemala’s CPI in November 2012

December 2012

The Consumer Price Index registered a monthly change of -0.01%, a year-on-year variation of 3.11% and a yearly cumulative change of 2.89%.

The monthly report by the National Statistics Institute (INE), details the main findings for the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

As a macroeconomic indicator, this data is used to measure the behavior of the general price level of the economy, based on prices observed in the reference month.

Inflation Up 3.7% in Panama

May 2013

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for April 2013 compared to the previous month recorded an increase of 0.3%

From information published by the Comptroller General of the Republic of Panama:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in April compared to March 2013 recorded an increase of 0.3%, both in the National Urban category, and the Other Urban category, while for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, it was 0.4%.

Guatemala: Annual Inflation 2.23% up to October 2015

November 2015

In October, the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.50%, and accumulated inflation so far this year of 2.14%.

The monthly change (0.50%) shows acceleration compared with October 2014 (0.15%), while the accumulated (2.14%) and annual (2.23%) changes, recorded a slowdown in the level of prices compared to those observed in October 2014.

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