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Peru Inflation May 2022

Peru: Inflation comes in at highest level since May 1998 in May

Consumer prices rose 0.38% from the previous month in May, below the 0.96% rise logged in April. May’s result marked the weakest reading since February. Looking at the details of the release, prices for recreation and entertainment rose at a faster rate in May, although prices for clothing and footwear were broadly in line with the previous month’s reading.

Inflation increased to 8.1% in May from April’s 8.0%. May’s figure represented the highest inflation rate since May 1998. Annual average inflation rose to 5.8% in May (April: 5.4%).

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