Nicaragua: Annual Inflation 5.2% up to July 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.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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). 

In cumulative terms, national inflation reached 1.90 percent (2.39% in July 2017), affected by the behavior of prices in the divisions of Transportation; Education; and Accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, with a joint contribution of 1,202 percentage points. In year-on-year terms, inflation stood at 5.17 percent, 2.04 percentage points higher than that registered in July 2017, and core inflation was 4.33 percent (4.41 percent in July 2017). 

The Food and non-alcoholic beverages division contributed -0.364 percentage points to July's inflation, representing a decrease of 1.04 percent. In this result, due to their marginal contributions, the price variations in cheese (-15.25%), plantain (-8.11%) and curd (-9.01%) stood out, with joint contribution of -0.399 percentage points.

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