Dominican Republic: Inflation drops to lowest level since November 2021 in October
Inflation came in at 8.2% in October, down from Septembers 8.6%. Octobers figure represented the weakest inflation rate since November 2021. Looking at the details of the release, prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages grew at a weaker pace in October. Prices for transport also grew at a slower rate. Lastly, housing and utilities price growth moderated from the prior month.
Meanwhile, the trend was unchanged, with annual average inflation coming in at Septembers 8.9% in October. Core inflation edged down to 6.9% in October, from Septembers 7.0%.
Lastly, consumer prices increased 0.28% over the previous month in October, easing marginally from Septembers 0.29% increase.