Guatemala: Confidence in the Economy Recovers

An improvement in the economy is anticipated in the coming months, and a larger number of analysts surveyed believe it appropriate to invest in the country.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

From the Survey on Economic Expectations with a Panel of Private Analysts at the Banguat:

The panel forecast an inflation rate of 2.50% for September, 2.61% for October and 2.67% for November 2015. As for December 2015 and 2016, the Panel expects an inflation rate of 2.99% and 3.56%, in that order. In addition, for a horizon of 12 to 24 months (September 2016 and September 2017) the panel predicts an inflation rate of 3.06% and 3.40%, respectively.

When comparing the results referred to those obtained in the previous month, it was noted that the expectation of the inflation rate for the end of 2015 decreased by 0.19 percentage points (3.18% in the previous survey) and December 2016 recorded an increase of 0.03 percentage points (3.53 % in the previous survey).

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