Nicaragua's inflation surges to 11.6 percent in first half of the year

Nicaraguan consumer prices rose by 2.13 percent in June, pushing cumulative inflation to 11.76 percent for the first half of the year – one of the highest rates on record and up from 6.12 percent in the same period of last year.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


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More than half of the increase in prices was due to food, particularly seasonal products that were affected by higher costs of inputs and fuel, the central bank reported.

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Honduras records first-half inflation of 6.8 percent

July 2008

The retail price index in Honduras rose by 1.2 percent in June and by 6.8 percent in the first half of the year, the nation's central bank reported.

The bank said that inflation last year was 6.9 percent.
Food, electricity and fuel are spearheading the current increase in prices, it added.

Nicaragua: Annual Inflation in July 2016 is 4,11%

August 2016

In July, the consumer price index recorded a monthly variation of 0.32%, accumulating inflation of 2.40% so far this year.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.32 percent (-0.21% in July 2015), mainly explained by the behavior of prices of some goods and services in the divisions of Food and non - alcoholic beverages (0.44%), Health (1.15%), and Recreation and culture (1.36%), which together contributed 0.266 percentage points (pp) to the observed variation. In contrast, the division of Transport, showed a variation of -0.90 percent (-0.065 pp).

Nicaragua: Annual Inflation to February 2016 is 3.40%

March 2016

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.

Inflation in El Salvador up

April 2008

Higher prices of fuel, food and beverages pushed monthly inflation to 0.8% in March, the same as in February, the government reported.

Cumulative inflation for the first quarter rose to 2.7% while the year-on-year rate went up to 6%, according to the government's Department of Statistics and Censuses (Digestyc).

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