13.9% inflation in Costa Rica at the end of 2008

The drop in the fuel prices in December caused the figure to be below the 14.2% forecasted by the government for the year.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

An analysis by the elfinancierocr.com explained that "just in December alone, the CPI had a negative variation of 0.42%, that is, on average prices dropped. This is the first time in several years that there was a drop in prices in the month of December and the first time during the year that the phenomenon occurred."

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Costa Rica: 3.22% Inflation to May

June 2013

The cumulative variation of the first five months of 2013 is 3.22%, 2.50% higher than that of 2012.

A statement from the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) reads:

The National Institute of Statistics and Census reports on the main results of the Consumer Price Index for the month of April 2013.

Costa Rica: Inflation 2.78% from January to June

July 2011

The variation from July 2010 to June 2011 of the General Index is 5.18%, down 1.13% compared to the variation in the same period last year, which was 6.31%.

The National Institute of Statistics and Census has reported the main results of the Consumer Price Index of June 2011.

Annual Inflation in Costa Rica Reaches 6.11%

December 2010

The change from December 2009 to November 2010 of the General Price Index was 6.11%, 3.54% more than the annual variation in the same period last year (2.57%).

The National Institute of Statistics and Census reports the main results of the Consumer Price Index for the month of November 2010.

Costa Rica: 4.05% Inflation in 2009

January 2010

Accumulated inflation reached 4.05% in 2009, the lowest since 1971.

The figure is calculated by the Census and Statistics Institute (INEC), based on the Consumer Prices Index (IPC).

"The Central Bank of Costa Rica had an original forecast of between 4% and 6%", reported Nacion.com. "In December alone, the prices index rose 1.02% when compared to November, the steepest monthly increase in 2009".

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