Guatemala: 2.9% Y-o-Y Inflation

During November, the CPI registered a 2.9% variation with respect to the same month of 2018, an inflationary rhythm higher than the 4.2% rate reported in October.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The most important inflation levels in November 2019 are as follows: 0.44% monthly inflation, 2.92% inflation and 2.79% accumulated inflation, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE).

The document states that "... Of the twelve spending divisions that make up the CPI, recreation (1.03%), housing (0.67%), food (0.66%), transportation (0.55%) reflect the rise in the general level of inflation prices to November 2019. On the other hand, alcoholic beverages (-0.21%), clothing (-0.11%), presented the main falls in the general level of prices.

The inflationary rhythm in November 2019 (2.92%) dropped 0.23 regarding the observed in the same month of the previous year (3.15%). And regarding the registered in October 2019 (2.17%) rose 0.75.
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May 2019

After March 2019, the year-on-year variation of the country's Consumer Price Index stood at 4.2%, in April it reached 4.8%, a rise explained by transportation prices.

The inflationary rhythm in April 2019 (4.75%) increased 0.83% regarding the observed in the same month of the previous year (3.92%). And compared to March 2019 (4.17%) it rose 0.58%, reported the National Statistics Institute.

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In October, the year-on-year inflation was of 4.3%, however, in November the inflationary rhythm was reduced to 3.2%, behavior explained by the performance of transportation prices.

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