Honduras: Annual Inflation up to August 2018 is 4.4%

The consumer price index recorded a monthly variation of 0.44%, due to an increase in the prices of urban passenger transport and some items of clothing.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

From a report by the Central Bank of Honduras:

In August 2018, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.44%, mainly determined by higher prices in urban passenger transport, as well some items of clothing.

With this result, accumulated inflation was 2.87%, lower than what was observed in the same month in 2017 (3.24%). On the other hand, year-on-year inflation stood at 4.35% (3.84% twelve months ago).

The greatest contribution to monthly inflation was shown by the item "Transportation" with 0.23 percentage points (52.3% of the total for the month); followed by "Clothing and Footwear" with 0.08 pp and "Accommodation, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels" with 0.04 pp; while "Furniture and Articles for the Conservation of the Home" with 0.03 pp; "Hotels, Cafeterias and Restaurants" and "Personal Care" with 0.02 pp each and the items in "Health", "Communications" and "Recreation and Culture" with 0.01 pp each. On the other hand, "Non-Alcoholic Foods and Beverages" had a negative contribution of 0.01 percentage points.

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From the monthly report by the Central Bank of Honduras:
 
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In April the consumer price index registered a variation of 0.37% with respect to March, and a cumulative variation so far in the year of 2.03%.

From the monthly report by the Central Bank of Honduras:

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