In June, the consumer confidence index, (IPEC, indice de Percepcion de la Economia) produced by Adimark GfK fell to 44.1 points from 47.2 points in May. That said, consumer sentiment dropped 3.8 points from the level registered in the same month the year before, when the index stood at 47.9 points. With the June drop, consumer sentiment moved further below the 50-point threshold that separates optimism from pessimism, which does not bode well for consumption in the coming months. The deterioration was broad-based as all subcategories deteriorated over the previous month. Consumers were pessimistic about the current national economic outlook. In addition, respondents reported a lower willingness to make major purchases.
Chile Consumer Confidence
Consumer confidence drops in June
July 6, 2011
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October 12, 2016
In September, the Adimark GfK consumer confidence index (IPEC, Índice de Percepción de la Economía) rose slightly, inching up from August’s record-low of 31.5 points to 33.4 points.
October 7, 2016
In September, consumer prices rose 0.2% over the previous month, which came in above August’s flat reading.
October 6, 2016
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October 5, 2016
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