Costa Rica: Year on Year Inflation to July 2017 is 1.16%

In July the consumer price index rose by 0.32%, with cumulative inflation in the year at 1.33% and 1.16% in year-on-year terms.

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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 July were: Food and non-alcoholic drinks and Transport. Of the 315 goods and services that make up the consumer basket, 48% increased in price, 36% decreased in price and 16% did not change.  Click to interact with graphicsClick to interact with graphics

In July the goods and services that had the greatest positive effect were: tomatos, sweet peppers and onions. On the other hand, culantro, gasoline and automobiles were among the main ones with the greatest negative effect.

In the month July of the last ten years, the highest year-on-year percentage change occurred in 2008 with 14.17%; while 2015 was the year with the only negative interannual variation (-0.32%) recorded.

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From a report by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of Costa Rica:
 
The groups with the highest contribution to the CPI variation in June were: Transport and Food and non-alcoholic beverages. Of the 315 goods and services that make up the consumer basket, 54% increased in price, 32% decreased in price and 14% did not change.  [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]