Guatemala: Inflationary Rhythm Declines up to May 2019

After recording a 4.8% year-on-year variation in the CPI in April, the inflation rate dropped to 4.5% in May.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monthly inflation (0.26%), shows a slowdown compared to May of the previous year (0.47%), while the accumulated (2.33%), and year-on-year (4.54%), show an acceleration compared to the same month last year, according to the report of the National Statistics Institute.

The document states that "... The monthly inflation (0.26%), registers a deceleration in relation to the one shown in May of the previous year (0.47%), while the accumulated (2.33%), and year-on-year ( 4.54%), present an acceleration in relation to the same month of the previous year.

From the twelve expense divisions that make up the CPI, housing (1.08%), transportation (0.66%), diverse goods and services (0.40%), reflect the behavior in the price level of inflation to May 2019. On the other hand, recreation (-0.08%), clothing (-0.04%), alcoholic beverages (-0.03%), present a negative variation in their price level.

The inflationary rhythm in May 2019 (4.54%) increased 0.45 regarding the observed in the same month the previous year (4.09%). And in relation to the registered in April 2019 (4.75%) under 0.21.
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