Guatemala: Deceleration of inflation in August

The National Institute of Statistics reported that inflation for August was 0.5%, confirming a slow-down in the prices with regards to the month of July (1.25%) and June (1.63%).

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Nonetheless, accumulated inflation is still at 9.43%, which is double that of August 2007 (4.67%) and above the 7% target set for the year by the Monetary Board. Inter-annual inflation was at 13.69% (14.16% for June).

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Guatemala: Interannual Inflation to January 2.32%

February 2015

In January the consumer price index recorded a decline of 0.36%, mainly explained by transport and housing.

From a report by the National Statistical Institute of Guatemala (INE):

The Consumer Price Index for January 2015 stood at 117.64, registering a monthly variation of -0.36%, and compared to January last year the change was 2.32%.

Inflation in Costa Rica in October 2012

November 2012

The cumulative change in the period November 2011 to October 2012 of the General Index is 4.68%, less than the variation in the same period last year (4.93%).

A statement from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses:

The National Institute of Statistics and Census has released a report on the main results of the Consumer Price Index for the month of October 2012.

Panama: Interannual Inflation to July is 6%

August 2012

With respect to the previous month, the Consumer Price Index in July 2012 showed an increase of 0.3 percent.

A statement from the National Institute of Statistics and Census reads:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in July 2012 registered an increase of 0.3 percent compared to the previous month, both for the National Urban area and for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, and other urban areas.

Guatemala: Inflation Reaches 4.91% in January

February 2011

The CPI had a January cumulative monthly variation of 0.83% and an inter-annual variation of 4.91%.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the statistical tool used to measure inflation in the country's economy, based on prices observed in the referenced month.

Of the 26 products included on the Basic Food Basket, 17 raised their price, six fell and three remained the same, as of January 2011.

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