Inflation in Panama reaches 10%

The Consumer Price Index (IPC), published yesterday by the Office of the Comptroller, revealed an increase of 10% in September.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

This increase is mainly due to the increase in food and transportation, which, between September 2007 and September 2008, went up to 15.4% and 12.4% respectively.
The monthly variation in prices in September was one of the highest in 2008: 0.7%

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Panama: Inflation 3.9% to August

September 2013

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August compared to July, 2013, showed an increase of 0.3%.

From a Report by the National Institute of Statistics and Census:

Comments on the Consumer Price Index in August 2013 National Urban Category:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August compared with July 2013, increased by 0.3% in National Urban, for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito it was 0.2% and for Other Urban Areas 0.4%.

Rising Prices in Panama

May 2011

In March, inflation rose 5.5% more than in the same month in 2010.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Panama has not stopped rising. In March all sectors in the index showed significant increases, the transport sector for example saw price rises of more than 9%.

Other sectors also experienced major increments, such as tourism, which grew12% and food and beverages, where prices rose more than 5.5%.

Costa Rica: In 11 Month Inflation Reaches 3,79%

December 2011

Accumulated variation from January to November is 3,79% with Transport and Education being the groups having the most affect on inflation.

A press release from the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) reads:

In November the groups reporting positive variations less than the General Index were:

Economy of Guatemala in May 2013

May 2013

The monthly report by the Foundation for the Development of Guatemala has been released showing the main indicators of the national economy.

Inflation trending down
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) had an annual variation of 4.13% in April 2013, down by 0.14 percentage points compared to April last year (4.27%), while the monthly variation was 0.17%, 0.20 points less than in the same month of 2012 when it was 0.27%.

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