Costa Rica: Annual Inflation up to February 2017 is 2.2%

In February, the CPI registered a monthly variation of 0.62%, mainly explained by prices of Food and non-alcoholic beverages, and Education.

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From a report by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of Costa Rica:

Of the 315 goods and services that make up the consumer basket, 52% increased in price, 39% decreased in price and 9% did not change. Click to interact with graphClick to interact with graph

In February, the goods and services that showed the greatest positive effect were: gasoline, primary education and secondary education. On the other hand, potatoes, onions and tourist packages were among the main items with the greatest negative effect.

In February of the last ten years, the highest inter-annual variation was seen in 2009 with 12.75%; while in 2016 the only negative year-on-year change was registered (-0.03%).

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In January, the consumer price index registered a 0.41% increase, mainly explained by the prices of Food and non-alcoholic beverages, and Education.

From a report by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of Costa Rica:

Of the 315 goods and services that make up the consumer basket, 61% increased in price, 31% decreased in price and 8% did not change. [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graph"]

Costa Rica: YoY Inflation up to November 2017 is 2.5%

December 2017

In November, the consumer price index varied by 0.16%, mainly explained by the prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, and transportation.

From a report by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of Costa Rica:

Of the 315 goods and services that make up the consumer basket, 48% increased in price, 40% decreased in price and 12% did not change. [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]

Costa Rica: 0.91% YoY Inflation up to August 2017

September 2017

In August the consumer price index fell by 0.22%, with accumulated inflation in the year standing at 1.11% and year-on-year inflation at 0.91%.

From a report by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of Costa Rica:

The groups with the highest contribution to the variation of the CPI in August were: Food and non-alcoholic drinks and Meals outside the home and accommodation services.

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March 2017

The consumer price index showed a monthly variation of 0.40% and an accumulated inflation of 0.97% so far this year.

The groups with the greatest contribution to the CPI in February 2017 were Transportation and Education.  [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]

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