Inflation above 16% in Costa Rica

Interannual inflation (for each month compared to the same month the previous year) reached 16.30% in October.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

This data reinforces the upward trend that began in April.

However, the yearly variation in the price index during the last three months (i.e., projecting quarterly results for a year) reflex an important decrease that transcends seasonal factors.

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Economy of Guatemala in May 2013

May 2013

The monthly report by the Foundation for the Development of Guatemala has been released showing the main indicators of the national economy.

Inflation trending down
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) had an annual variation of 4.13% in April 2013, down by 0.14 percentage points compared to April last year (4.27%), while the monthly variation was 0.17%, 0.20 points less than in the same month of 2012 when it was 0.27%.

Inflation Reaches 7.7% in Honduras

September 2011

The behavoir of the CPI shows a reversal in the rising trend of inflation, standing at 7.7% as of August 2011.

A statement by the Central Bank of Honduras reads:

The behaviour of the CPI is showing a reversal of the rising trend in inflation, standing at 7.7% in August 2011, as a result of

Inflation Reaches 4.64% in Nicaragua

September 2011

Cumulative inflation during the first eight months of the year reached 4.64%, up from 4.2% compared to the same period last year.

A report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua reads:

The national CPI showed a monthly variation of 0.63 percent in August (-0.50% in the same period in 2010), derived from increases of 0.73 percent in Managua and 0.46 percent in the rest of the country.

Costa Rica: Inflation Rate Accelerated in October

November 2010

Inflation in October reached 5.25% for the year.

The increase in the month of October was 0.47%, which represents the largest monthly increase since May, the month which saw a 0.55%. rise.

According to a report released by the INEC, the five goods and services with the greatest contribution to the increase, two are regulated (water and transportation service) and two are agricultural products, which are closely related to climate conditions that affect supply (tomato and potato), and the fifth is coffee. Negotiated contracts for coffee in international markets have experienced a rise of more than 40% this year. Concerns about bad weather and outbreaks in major suppliers such as Vietnam and Colombia have influenced this increase.

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