Dominican Republic Inflation May 2022

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Dominican Republic: Inflation moderates in May

June 9, 2022

Consumer prices increased 0.49% from the previous month in May, picking up from April’s 0.96% rise. Looking at the details of the release, prices for food and housing rose at a slower pace.



Inflation came in at 9.5% in May, which was down from April’s 9.6%. April's reading which had marked the highest inflation rate since May 2021. Meanwhile, the trend was unchanged, with annual average inflation came in at 8.6% in May (April: 8.7%).

FocusEconomics panelists project inflation to end 2022 at 8.0%, which is down 0.3 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 2023 at 6.1%.


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Dominican Republic Inflation May 2022 0

Note: Annual and monthly variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Dominican Republic Central Bank.


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