Inflationary Rhythm Rebound Early in the Year

Up to January 2019 in Guatemala the year-on-year variation of the CPI was almost 4%, well above the rate of 2.3% registered at the end of 2018.

Monday, February 11, 2019

The most important inflation levels in January 2019 are as follows: monthly inflation of 1.35%, inflationary rhythm of 4.10% and accumulated inflation of 1.35% were registered, reported the National Statistics Institute (INE).

The report of the INE details that "... The monthly inflation registered in January 2019 was at 1.35%, which presents a 1.75 acceleration in the price level with respect to January 2018 (-0.40%).

The monthly inflation recorded in January 2019 is the highest of the January months of the 2012-2018 period and is 1.14 above the 0.21 average of the mentioned period.

From the twelve expense divisions that make up the CPI, food (3.85%), education (0.25%), reflect the behavior in the price level of inflation up to January 2019. On the other hand, transportation (-1.57%), recreation (-1.22%), diverse goods and services (-0.38%), are the divisions that present less negative variation in their price level."

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