Peru: Inflation at three-month low in December
January 5, 2017
Consumer prices for Metropolitan Lima, Peru increased 0.33% in December from the previous month, which was above the 0.29% rise registered in November and in line with market analysts’ estimate. According to the National Statistical Institute (INEI), the increase was driven by higher prices for fuel and electricity.
Inflation edged down from 3.3% in November to 3.2% in December, 0.2 percentage points above the Central Bank’s upper limit of 3.0%.