Clothing and Footwear Push Down Inflation

In September, the Consumer Price Index in El Salvador reported a monthly variation of -0.15%, partly explained by price declines in the Clothing and Footwear and Transport divisions.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

From the General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses report:

The behavior of the CPI regarding August 2019, is mainly explained by decreases of 0.77% in Clothing and Footwear and 0.64% in Transport; with which the accumulated inflation for September 2019 is -0.27%, lower variation to the registered in the same period of the previous year (0.85%).

Negative price variations in seven divisions drove monthly inflation down, with Clothing and Footwear standing out with 0.77 and Transport with 0.64%, motivated by the decrease in prices in footwear, fuel and air travel.

The Health division reported the main positive monthly variation, standing at 0.29%.

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