Panama: Inflation Up 3.9 % in September

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September compared to August of 2013 showed an increase of 0.1 % .

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

From a report released by the National Institute of Statistics and Census:

Comments on the Consumer Price Index September 2013 National Urban:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in September 2013 , compared to the previous month, registered an increase of 0.1 % , both in the National Urban are, and for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, while for the rest Urban areas, it was 0.2 %. Compared to September 2012, there was an increase of 3.9 % for the National Urban area and for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito 3.8 %, and 4.3 % in the Other Urban. So far this year, the National Urban CPI reflects a cumulative variation of 3.3%.

The divisions which showed increases in the National Urban September CPI regarding August 2013, were as follows : Furniture, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house 0.8 %, caused by the increase of wages in domestic services, Housing, water, electricity and gas, with 0.4 % , mainly due to the increase in the price of fuel for cooking, various goods and services , also achieving an increase of 0.4 %, because of the increase in the price of the Personal care items, Health with 0.3 % , due to the increase in the price of pharmaceuticals, Clothing and footwear 0.2 %, due to higher prices of footwear. However, increases in the CPI were partially offset by the following divisions : Food and beverages 0.1 %, because of lower prices on meals outside the home and Transport 0.6 %, due to the decrease in the price of gasoline. Recreation divisions, fun and culture and education services did not vary .



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From a Report by the National Institute of Statistics and Census:

Comments on the Consumer Price Index in August 2013 National Urban Category:

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