Costa Rica: Inflation comes in at highest level since April 2009 in June
Consumer prices increased 1.78% in June over the previous month, picking up from May’s 1.44% rise. June’s uptick marked the highest reading since August 2008. The acceleration was broad-based, with greater price pressures recorded for food, non-alcoholic beverages and transportation.
Inflation came in at 10.1% in June, up from May’s 8.7%. June’s figure was the highest inflation rate since April 2009. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 4.6% in June (May: 3.9%).