In January the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.52% compared to December, and a inter annual variation of 3.83%.
The monthly variation recorded in January 2017 stood at 0.52%, which represents a slowdown in the price level of 0.39 compared to January 2016 (0.91%).[GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]
In January the consumer price index recorded an increase of just 0.44% compared to December, keeping annual inflation at 3.44%.
In the first month of 2017 the Consumer Price Index (CPI), showed a monthly variation of 0.44%, behaviour that was associated with price increases in fuel in the local market, clothing and footwear for adults and children, rental housing, as well as tariffs for private water supply. [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]
The performance of the service sector accounts for 75% of the variation of 4.5% recorded in the monthly index of economic activity in November 2016.
From the Monthly Index of Economic Activity report by the Central Bank:
In November 2016, Costa Rican economic activity, measured by the trend cycle of the Monthly Economic Activity Index (IMAE) registered an annual rate of 4.5% and an average growth of 4.7% in the eleven months of the year (5.5% a year ago).[GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]
In December, the CPI registered a variation of 0.27%, as determined by increased prices of electricity, clothing and food consumed in restaurants.
The Central Bank of Hondurasreports that in December the monthly variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 0.27%, as determined by increased prices of electricity, clothing and food consumed in restaurants. Meanwhile, annual inflation was 3.31%, 0.95% higher than in the same month last year.
In November the consumer price index recorded a monthly variation of 0,39%, making inflation accumulated so far this year 4,22%.
The National Statistics Institute of Guatemala has reported that the Consumer Price Index for November 2016 stood at 126.82, recording a monthly variation of 0.39%, and compared to November last year, the variation was 4.67%.
In November, the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.14% and inflation accumulated so far this year is 3.04%.
The Central Bank of Honduras reported that in November the monthly variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 0.14%, an increase associated with the price increase in fuel and clothing. This means that annual inflation stands at 3.04%, higher than the amount observed in the same month of the previous year (2.10%); similarly, accumulated inflation was 3.04%.
In September 2016 an annual increase of 10% was registered in the number of workers signed up with the social security department and a 5% increase was recorded in the average nominal wage.
Membership of the Nicaraguan Institute of Social Security (INSS) grew by 9.8% in September compared with the same month in 2015, with noteworthy sectors being trade, hotels and restaurants, with an increase of 18%, transport, storage and communications, with 17%, construction with 15% and community, social and personal services, with 11.5%, according to Central Bank of Nicaragua.
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