Guatemala: Economic Situation up to December 2015

In 2015, the country received less income from tourism and exports, and also sold less to Central American countries.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Economic Bulletin by the Foundation for the Development of Guatemala (Fundesa):

Inflation ends within the annual target

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a variation of 3.07% in December 2015, 0.12 percentage points higher than in December 2014 (2.95%), while the monthly variation was 0.47%, up 0.54 points from the amount registered in the same month of 2014, which was -0.11%.

Accumulated inflation for 2015 was 3.07%, which coincides with the interanual variation in December mentioned above. Annual inflation is within the range of the inflation target set by the Monetary Board for 2015, established at between 3% and 5%.

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