In September the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.17%, placing inflation accumulated so far this year at 2.90%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reports that in September 2016, monthly inflation measured by the change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 0.17%, which is higher than the amount twelve months earlier (-0.21% ).This behavior is mainly explained by the increase in fuel prices in the local market. Annual inflation stood at 2.90% (2.76% in September last year) and accumulated inflation stood at 2.90%.
In August the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.14%, placing accumulated inflation so far this year at 2.72%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reports that in August 2016, the monthly variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August 2016 was 0.14%, the lowest so far this year; but higher than the rate observed twelve months earlier (0.03%), mainly related to the increase in the price of food consumed in restaurants and rental housing.Annual inflation was 2.51% (3.09% in August last year), while the cumulative rate stood at 2.72%.
In June, the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.65%, placing inflation accumulated so far this year at 2.27%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reports that in June 2016, theConsumerPrice Index(CPI) observed a monthly variation of 0.65%, mainly due to increases in electricity rates, food and fuel; a result which is higher than that of the same month last year (0.56%). With this result, the annual variation stood at 2.45% and cumulative inflation at 2.27%.
In March the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.21% compared to February, placing accumulated inflation at 1.26%.
From a statement issued by the Central Bank:
In April 2016, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) denoted a monthly growth of 0.21%, mainly associated with the increase in the prices of fuel and health services. This result was lower than the increase recorded in April 2015 (0.25%).
In March the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.24% compared to February, placing accumulated inflation at 1.05%.
In March 2016, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.24%, due to an increase in the prices of food prepared outside the home and fuel. This rate was lower by 0.44 percentage points (pp) to that observed in the same month last year. Meanwhile, accumulated inflation was 1.05% and yoy 2.48% .
The country attracted $1,203 million last year, with highlights being an increase in capital from countries in the region such as Panama, Colombia and Guatemala.
In 2015 flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) from Latin America were higher than those received from North America, totaling $437.8 million, the largest share (36.4% of total), according to the Central Bank of Honduras.
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. Annual inflation stood at 2.92% and cumulativeinflation at 0.80%.
Foreign trade of general merchandise exports in 2015 registered $3,921.3 million, down 3.6% ($148.3 million) from the amount sold in 2014; a result mainly due to the fall in international prices of major raw materials produced in the country such as coffee, palm oil, shrimp, sugar and minerals, among others.
Economic growth will range between 3.3% and 3.7% in 2016, led by banking, communications, agriculture, manufacturing, and recovery in the construction sector.
From a statement issued by the Central Bank:
The Board of the Central Bank of Honduras (BCH) in fulfilling its tasks, on February 17, 2016 by Resolution No.56-2 / 2016, approved the 2016-2017 Monetary Programme, which contains guidelines and policy actions, related to credit and exchange in the country, to be implemented in this biennium, based on the recent national macroeconomic performance and behavior and outlook for the world economy.
In January, the consumer price index changed by 0.31% compared to December, keeping inflation at 3.08%.
In the first month of 2016 the Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.31%, mainly due to the rise in the price of basic grains (red beans, corn and rice) and meat (beef, pork, chicken and fish). Meanwhile, annual inflation stood at 3.08% (3.83% in January 2015).
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