Panama's CPI rises by 8.8% in 12 months

The consumer price index in Panama rose by 0.8 percent in May, mainly as a result of higher gasoline prices, the General Accounting Department has reported.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The translates into an 8.8 percent annualized increase in inflation, up from 8.5 percent in April. April's increase was attributed to higher food prices.
In May prices in the transport sector rose by 2.4 percent, reflecting higher fuel prices.

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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%.

Panama: CPI up to August Up 6.1%

September 2012

The consumer price index (CPI) for August grew by 6.1% compared to the same month last year.

A statement by the Controller General of the Republic of Panama reads:

The variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August compared to July 2012 showed an increase of 0.5 percent in the National Urban area, for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito and 0.6 percent, and in other urban areas 0.3 percent.

Inflation in Panama reaches 10%

October 2008

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

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.

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