Guatemala: 4% YoY inflation up to October 2018

In the tenth month of the year, the CPI showed a monthly variation of 0.34%, mainly because of the behavior of Transport and Recreation prices.

Monday, November 12, 2018

The most important inflation levels of October 2018 are the following: a monthly inflation of 0.34%, an inflationary rate of 4.34% and an accumulated inflation of 2.48% were registered, according to the National Statistics Institute.

The monthly inflation (0.34%) registers a slowdown regarding October of the previous year; the accumulated inflation (2.48%) also presents a slowdown regarding October of the previous year. On the other hand, the inflationary rate (4.34%) registers an increase in its inflationary level regarding October 2017.

From the twelve expense divisions that constitute the CPI, transport (1.05%), recreation (0.66%) and housing (0.56%), reflect the behavior in the price level of inflation up to October 2018. For its part furniture and household items (-0.12%), restaurants (-0.06%) and communications (-0.01%) are the divisions that show the greatest decrease in their price level.

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