Nicaragua: 4,8% YoY Inflation to February 2018

During the second month of the year, the CPI recorded a monthly variation of 0.22%, mainly explained by the prices of Education and Health services.

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Consumer Price Index in Nicaragua Al December 31st, 2017  

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From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.22 percent (0.74% in February 2017), explained mainly by the behavior of prices in some goods and services of Education (5.28%), Health (1.12%) and Transportation (0.55%), which together contributed 0.415 percentage points to the variation observed. Click to interact with graphClick to interact with graph

On the other hand, year-on-year inflation stood at 4.82 percent, 1.13 percentage points higher than was registered in February 2017, and core inflation was 4.08 percent (4.01% in February 2017). 

In cumulative terms, national inflation was 0.53 percent (1.36% in February 2017), induced by the behavior of prices in the Education, Transportation and Health divisions, with a joint contribution of 0.546 percentage points. 

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Nicaragua: 3.3% year-on-year inflation up to February 2019

March 2019

Education and transportation services were the main spending divisions that during the second month of the year caused the variation of the Consumer Price Index in the country.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February showed a 0.27 percent monthly increase (0.22% in February 2018), mainly because of the behavior of prices in some goods and services of the divisions of Education (3.86%), Transportation (1.35%), Furniture and household goods and their conservation (0.67%), which together contributed 0.388 percentage points to the observed variation, explains a report from the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN).

Nicaragua: Inflation Slows

September 2018

After reaching the highest level this year with 5.6% in June, the price index reported a variation of 5.2% in August compared to the same month in 2017.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a decrease of 0.24% (-0.03% in August 2017), explained mainly by the behavior of prices in some goods and services in the divisions of Food and non-alcoholic beverages  (- 0.75%), Recreation and culture (-3.88%) and Communications (-0.06%), which together contributed -0.4 percentage points to the observed variation, reported the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN).

Nicaragua: Annual Inflation 5.2% up to July 2018

August 2018

During the seventh month of the year, the CPI recorded a monthly variation of -0.08%, mainly explained by the prices of Food and non-alcoholic beverages.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a decrease of 0.08 percent (0.39% in July 2017), mainly explained by the behavior of prices in some goods and services in the divisions of Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.04% ); and Communications (-0.02%); which together contributed 0.364 percentage points to the observed variation. In contrast, the Transportation division showed an increase of 1.45 percent (0.112pp). 

Nicaragua: 5.3% Yoy Inflation up to May 2018

June 2018

During the fifth month of the year, the CPI recorded a monthly variation of 0.55%, mainly explained by prices in the sectors of Food and non-alcoholic beverages and Transport.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed an increase of 0.55 percent (0.13% in May 2017), explained mainly by the behavior of prices in some goods and services of the Food and non-alcoholic beverages divisions (0.85%), Transportation (1.76%), and Restaurants and hotels (0.41%), which together contributed 0.475 percentage points to the variation observed. In contrast, the Recreation and Culture division showed a decrease of -1.46 percent (-0.056pp). 

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