Inflation in Guatemala is accelerating

After the Consumer Price Index reported interannual variations of 2.6% and 3.3% in July and August, in September the inflationary rhythm increased to 4.6%.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

From the National Statistics Institute report:

The most important inflation levels in September 2018 are the following: monthly inflation of 0.60%, inflation rate of 4.55% and accumulated inflation of 2.13%.

The monthly inflation registered in September 2018 was at 0.60%, presenting an acceleration in the price level of 1.15 regarding the September 2017 (-0.55%). The monthly inflation registered in September 2018, is the first high of the months of September of the 2011-2017 period and is 0.60 above the average of 0.00 of such periods.

From the twelve expense sectors integrating the CPI, food (1.46%), health (0.32%), alcoholic beverages (0.11%), reflect the behavior in the price level of inflation to September 2018. On the other hand, recreation (-0.21%), furniture and articles for the home (-0.09%), are the sectors that present greater decrease in their price level.

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