In October, the consumer price index showed no variation, with cumulative inflation so far this year being maintained at 2.90%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reports that in October, the Price Index (CPI) observed no change compared with the previous month, a result caused by falling food prices, especially of basic grains and some fruits, vegetables and tubers; offsetting rising fuel prices in the local market and other goods and services for personal use and the home.Annual inflation stood at 2.82%, higher than in the same month last year (2.54%), while the cumulative inflation stood at 2.90%.
In October, the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.07%, placing the accumulated inflation in the year at 2.43%.
In October 2015, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered a monthly variation of 0.07%. This means that annual inflation -month on month- is 2.54%, the lowest since January 1988, remaining below the lower limit of the target range in 2015; while accumulated inflation is 2.43%.
In October, the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.43%, exceeding the 0.17% recorded in the same period in 2014.
October´s monthly inflation stood at 0.43% (0.17% in December 2014). The monthly inflation rate was mainly determined by an increase in prices in categories of food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.52%), restaurants and hotels (0.72%) and; housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.81%), with a joint contribution of 0.336 percentage points to the observed variation, according to the Central Bank.