Nicaragua Registers 4.4% Inflation

In October of this year, the CPI registered a monthly variation of 0.55%, mainly explained by the prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages and water, electricity, gas and other fuels.

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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 0.55 percent (0.31% in October 2016), mainly explained by the behavior of prices in some goods and services in the category of Food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.17% ); Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (1.18%); and Restaurants and hotels (0.67%), which together contributed 0.583 percentage points to the variation observed. In contrast, the division of Transport, showed a variation of -1.43 percent (-1,09pp). Click to interact with graphicsClick to interact with graphics

In cumulative terms, national inflation was 3.26 percent (2.03% in October 2016), affected by the performance of prices in the categories of Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels; Education; and Food and non-alcoholic beverages; with a joint contribution of 1,751 percentage points. In year-on-year terms, inflation stood at 4.37 percent, 0.98 percentage points higher than the amount registered in October 2016, and core inflation was 4.15 percent (4.14 percent in October 2016).

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Nicaragua: 5.1% YoY inflation up to October 2018

November 2018

During the tenth month of the year, the CPI registered a monthly variation of 0.51%, mainly because of the prices of Food and non-alcoholic beverages.

According to the report of the Central Bank of Nicaragua, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed an increase of 0.51 percent (0.55% in October 2017), mainly caused by the behavior of prices in some goods and services of the Food and non-alcoholic beverages divisions (0.67%); Transportation (1.56%) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.82%); which together contributed 0.429 percentage points to the variation observed. On the other hand, the Leisure and culture division showed a decrease of 0.29 percent (-0.011pp).

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: Annual Inflation in January 2018 is 5.4%

February 2018

In January, the CPI registered a monthly variation of 0.31%, mainly explained by the prices of Food and non-alcoholic beverages, and Transport.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 0.31 percent (0.61% in January 2017), explained mainly by the behavior of prices in some goods and services in the categories of Food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.70% ); Transportation (1.25%); and Accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.25%), which together contributed 0.360 percentage points to the variation observed. In contrast, the division of Recreation and culture, showed a variation of -4.12 percent (-0.165pp)). [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graph"]

Nicaragua: 5% YoY Inflation Up to November 2017

December 2017

In November, the CPI registered a monthly variation of 1.21%, explained mainly by prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages and transport.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed a monthly variation of 1.21 percent (0.27% in November 2016), explained mainly by the behavior of prices in some goods and services in the categories of Food and non-alcoholic beverage (2.65% ); Transportation (1.37%); and Accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.64%), which together contributed 1,077 percentage points to the variation observed. In contrast, the category of Communications showed a variation of -0.30 percent (-0,008pp). [GRAFICA caption = "Click to interact with graphics"]

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