Honduras: 3.9% YoY Inflation up to May 2018

The consumer price index registered a monthly variation of 0.10%, due to an increase in the prices of accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, and transportation.

Monday, June 11, 2018

From a report by the Central Bank of Honduras:

The Consumer Price Index recorded a monthly variation of 0.10% in May 2018, mainly associated with an increase in fuel prices; It should be noted that this behavior was partially offset by a negative variation in the prices of some foods. 

With this, year-on-year inflation stood at 3.99% (4.05% in May 2017) and accumulated inflation was 1.61%, 0.72 percentage points lower (pp) than that registered in the same month of the previous year (2.33%). 

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