Inflation in Argentina
Argentina - Inflation (end of period)
Inflation increases in October
Inflation came in at 88.0% in October, up from September’s 83.0%. October's result was the highest inflation rate since our current records began. The reading was driven by triple-digit increases in prices for clothing and footwear and restaurants and hotels, as well as by an increase of over 90% in prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.
The trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 65.1% in October (September: 61.8%).
Finally, consumer prices rose 6.35% in October over the previous month, picking up from September's 6.17% rise.
FocusEconomics panelists expect inflation to be 90.5% at the end of 2023, which is up 1.9 percentage points from last month’s forecast. Inflation is projected to moderate to 68.2% at the end of 2024.
Argentina - Inflation (eop) Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)||26.9||41.0||24.8||47.6||53.8|
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Argentina Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: National Statistical Institute (INDEC) and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||6.69||0.15 %||Dec 17|
|Exchange Rate||59.88||0.45 %||Dec 30|
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November 24, 2022
Merchandise exports plummeted 11.5% over the same month last year in October (September: -2.2% year-on-year).
November 24, 2022
The monthly indicator for economic activity (EMAE) expanded 4.8% in year-on-year terms in September, which followed August's 6.6% increase.
November 17, 2022
Inflation came in at 88.0% in October, up from September’s 83.0%.
November 9, 2022
Industrial output expanded 4.2% compared to the same month of the previous year in September, which was a deterioration from August's 7.8% increase.
November 4, 2022
On 20 October, the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) decided to keep the LELIQ rate unchanged at 75.00%, deeming the current level of the LELIQ rate sufficient to support the peso and limit inflation and inflation expectations. The Bank stood pat on the basis that core inflation data for September turned out better than expected, with the month-on-month variation standing at 5.5%, lower than the 6.2% month-on-month increase in headline inflation.