The lowest inflation rate is in Costa Rica, the country with the most stable economy in the isthmus, according to the web site Capital.com.
Information from the region shows that between February and March, the average monthly variation of the price index for the six Central American countries shows an increase of 0.99 per cent, slightly lower than the 1.13 per cent rise between January and February.
In June, there was an increase of 0.4%, driven mainly by soft drinks.
A report on the consumer price index has been released by the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH):
In June 2013, the rates of the monthly and interannual variations of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) were 0.4% and 5.3%, respectively, for its part, average inflation for the year reached 5.2 % and the cumulative rate stood at 3.1%.
In February, the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.93%, accumulating so far this year inflation of 0.81%.
From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.93% (0.72% in December 2015), mainly explained by increased prices on some goods and services in the divisions of food and nonalcoholic beverages (0.93%), education (6.15%) and restaurants and hotels (1.69%), which together contributed 0.866 percentage points to the observed variation.
In February, the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.49% compared to January, placing accumulated inflation at 0.80%.
In February 2016, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.49%, influenced by an increase in the cost of tuition at different levels of private education (formal and informal) and because of the higher price of food such as corn, onion and tomato.
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