Inflation in Costa Rica Reaches 8.2%

The 8.2% variation in the Consumer Price Index places inflation at it’s lowest level in the last 7 years in Costa Rica.

Friday, July 3, 2009

According to Edgar Delgado Montoya, in his article for, the slowdown of the inflation is due to “the contraction of the internal demand and the fall in prices of some imported products, among them are raw materials and petroleum.”

In fact, the Central Bank of Costa Rica modified its target inflation for 2009 from 9% to 8%, Delgado Montoya added that “monetary authorities confirm that it is very possible that the variation will be closer to 7% in December.”

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The General level of the consumer price index in June had a variation of 0.18%, 0.34% less than the same period in 2012.

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The national CPI increased by 0.18% in June (-0.34% in 2012), results by geographic area,​ ​0.20% in the rest of the country and 0.17% in Managua.

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The CPI growth in Costa Rica is 4.68%, but when the index is picked apart by categories, the feeling is that prices have indeed risen considerably.

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Inflation Grows in Nicaragua

March 2010

The consumer prices index (IPC) rose 1.46% in February 2010, almost three times more than in the same month of 2009, when it climbed 0.58%.

So far 2010, prices have increased 2.44%, according to data from the Central Bank of Nicaragua.

“Nicaragua’s inflation in the first two months of 2010 is the highest of Central America, followed by Costa Rica with 2.32%, Guatemala (1.73%) and Honduras (1.3%).

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July 2009

The consumer price index continues to show slower growth in Costa Rica. There was an increase of 0.17% in June.

In interannual terms, the indicator rose 8.2%. The accumulated variation in the first six months of this year was 1.21%, smaller than the 6.55% increase during the same period last year.

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