Year on Year Inflation Falls in Panama

In August the consumer price index recorded an increase of 0.1% compared to the previous month, putting the inter-annual inflation rate at 2.1% up to August.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

From a statement issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama (INEC):

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in August compared with July 2014, registered an increase of 0.1 percent in the National Urban Area and 0.2 percent for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito; while for the Other Urban Areas, it showed a decrease of 0.1 percent.
Compared to August 2013, an increase of 2.1 percent was observed in the National Urban Area, 2.2 percent in the districts of Panama and San Miguelito and 1.8 percent in the Other Urban Areas. So far this year, the National Urban CPI has shown a cumulative increase of 1.5 percent.



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Panama: Annual Inflation to June Down to 2.3%

July 2014

In June, the consumer price index rose by 0.5% compared to the previous month, with the divisions of food and beverages, health, clothing and footwear, and transport having the largest growth.

From a statement issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama:

Panama: 1.1% Inflation January-March 2014

April 2014

In March the consumer price index rose by 0.4% from February, with the Health, Transport and Food and Beverage segments increasing the most.

A statement from the National Institute of Statistics and Census of Panama:

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March compared to February 2014 showed an increase of 0.4 percent in the National Urban area, 0.3 percent for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito and 0.6 percent in the Other Urban areas. Compared with March 2013, an increase of 3.3 percent in both the National Urban and the districts of Panama and San Miguelito and 3.7 percent in the Other Urban was observed. So far this year, the National Urban CPI showed a cumulative increase of 1.1 percent.

Panama: Inflation at 3.8% in November

December 2013

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in November showed an increase of 0.1% from October 2013.

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

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

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in November, compared to October 2013, showed an increase of 0.1% in both the National Urban category and for the districts of Panama and San Miguelito, while for the Other Urban Areas it recorded a decrease of 0.1%. Compared with November 2012, an increase of 3.8% for the National Urban districts of Panama and San Miguelito and Other Urban was observed. So far this year, the National Urban CPI showed a cumulative increase of 3.5%.

Panama: Inflation Up 3.9 % in September

October 2013

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

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%.

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