Dominican Republic: 4% YoY Inflation

In January 2018 there was a monthly variation of 0.29% in the general level of prices, explained by the prices of food and recreation activities.

Friday, February 16, 2018

From a Report by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD) reports that inflation for the month of January 2018, measured by the variation in the consumer price index (CPI), was 0.29% with respect to the month of December 2017. 
 
The report released by the monetary institution indicates that year-on-year inflation, measured from January 2017 to January 2018, stood at 3.86%, slightly below the central value of the target range of 4.0% ± 1.0% established in the Monetary Program. 

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August 2018

In the seventh month of the year, the CPI reported an increase of 0.3% in the Transportation expense division, which is explained by an increase in the prices of tickets abroad.

The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD) reported that accumulated inflation during the period January-July 2018 was 1.41%. This result is due to the fact that inflation in July 2018 remained practically neutral, with a variation of the CPI of -0.02% with respect to the previous month.   

Dominican Republic: 3.9% YoY Inflation up to March 2018

April 2018

During March 2018, there was a monthly variation of 0.37% in the general level of prices, explained by the prices of food and transport.

From a Report by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic: 

The consumer price index (CPI) registered a variation of 0.37% in the month of March with respect to February 2018, placing accumulated inflation for the period January-March 2018 at 0.55%. With this result, annualized inflation, that is to say, what is measured from March 2017 to March 2018, stood at 3.91%, slightly below the central value of the target range of 4.0% ± 1.0% established in the Monetary Program.

Dominican Republic: 3.3% Year-on-Year Inflation to February 2018

March 2018

In February 2018 there was a monthly variation of -0.11% in the general level of prices, explained by prices for food and housing.

From a Report by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic: 

The consumer price index (CPI) in the month of February 2018 registered a variation of -0.11% with respect to the month of January, placing cumulative inflation in the month of February at 0.18%. With this result, year-on-year inflation, measured from February 2017 to February 2018, stood at 3.32%, remaining within the target range of 4.0% ± 1.0% established in the Monetary Program. 

Dominican Republic Accumulates 4.2% Inflation in 2017

January 2018

The consumer price index registered a monthly variation of 0.97% in December last year, driven mainly by food and transport prices.

From a Report by the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic:

The consumer price index (CPI) varied 0.97% in the month of December compared to November 2017.  With this result, annual inflation, measured from December 2016 to December 2017, ended the year at 4.20%, based on the central value of the target range of 4.0% ± 1.0% established in the Monetary Program. 

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