In April, consumer prices increased 0.82% over the previous month, which more than doubled the 0.34% increase recorded in March. The reading represented the fastest price increase in 15 months. The main drivers behind the monthly rise were higher prices for food and beverage prices (+1.49% month-on-month) as well as for education (+1.62% mom). Education prices typically rise sharply in April as students return to school. In addition, food and beverage prices spiked, as the La Ni
Consumer prices pick up in April
May 6, 2011
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Ecuador Economic News
October 11, 2016
In August, economic activity recorded an annual contraction of 2.8%, according to the monthly indicator for economic activity (IDEAC, Índice de Actividad Económica Coyuntural).
October 7, 2016
In September, consumer prices rose 0.15% over the previous month, contrasting August’s 0.16% decrease.
October 3, 2016
The Ecuadorian economy performed slightly better in the second quarter, the result of gradually improving oil prices and an increase in crude output.
September 8, 2016
In July, economic activity plummeted and recorded the largest contraction in over ten years.
September 6, 2016
In August, consumer prices fell 0.16% over the previous month, the lowest reading in over three years.