Guatemala Closed 2010 with 5.39% Inflation

The country ended 2010 with an inflation of 5.39%, an amount within the planned target set between 4% and 6%.

Monday, January 10, 2011

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.08 percentage points in December, allowing for the annual inflation to end at the reported value, according to the director of the National Institute of Statistics, Luis Arroyo.

"He explained that of the 422 goods and services which are measured within the CPI, 19 registered an increase, four fell and three remained stable in December," reports

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Honduras: Annual Inflation in May 2016 is 2.36%

June 2016

In May the consumer price index recorded a rise of 0.34%, placing inflation accumulated so far this year at 1.61%.

The Central Bank of Honduras reports that "... The monthly variation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May 2016 was 0.34%, a result influenced by an increase in prices of food and fuel.  
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This variation is lower than in the same month in 2015 (0.42%). Meanwhile, interannual variation was 2.36%; and accumulated inflation stood at 1.61%; highlighting the downward trend seen in inflation in the last four months. Of the 282 goods and services included in the consumer basket that make up the CPI, 48.94% showed rising prices, 12.05% fell and the remaining 39.01% were unchanged during the month under analysis. The category that contributed the most to monthly inflation was "Food and non-alcoholic beverages" with 0.13 percentage points (pp); followed by "Transport" with 0.08 pp, "Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels" with 0.05 pp and "Clothing and footwear" with 0.03 pp; contributing 85.29% of total inflation together.

See full report by the Central Bank of Honduras.

Costa Rica: Inflation in April was 0.73%

May 2013

The general level of the consumer price index in April had a variation of 0.73% compared with the index for the month of March.

From a press release issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC):

The National Institute of Statistics and Census reports on the main results of the Consumer Price Index for the month of April 2013.

Honduras: Inflation Closed 2010 at 6.5%

January 2011

Inflation ended 2010 with an accumulated 6.5%, more than double the 2009 figure.

According to information from Central Bank of Honduras, in December 2010, "the price level, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), reported no change and remained at the 6.5 percent reached in November".

Costa Rica: Inflation Decreases in May

June 2009

Inflation, which had exceeded the two annual measurement figures since November 2008, has been declining.

In May, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was the lowest this year, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC).

Edgar Delgado Montoya wrote for the web edition of El Financiero: "It's the first time that the increase was in single digits since October 2007.

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