Inflation in Argentina

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Argentina - Inflation (end of period)

Inflation ticks down in January

Consumer prices rose 2.3% over the previous month in January, coming in below December’s 3.7% rise and market expectations of a 3.5% increase, according to the National Statistical Institute (INDEC).

In terms of sub-components of the index, the categories of clothing and footwear, housing and utilities, transport and communication recorded especially marked decelerations in price increases, while prices for health and home equipment swung from notable increases to sizable drops. On the other hand, some acceleration in prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages and tobacco was recorded.

Meanwhile, ticked down, coming in at 52.9% in January (December: 53.8%), while annual average inflation edged up to 53.9% from 53.6% in December.

FocusEconomics panelists expect inflation to end 2020 at 41.7% and 2021 at 28.6%%.

Argentina - Inflation (eop) Data

2014   2015   2016   2017   2018  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)38.0  26.9  41.0  24.8  47.6  

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Argentina Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: National Statistical Institute (INDEC) and FocusEconomics calculations.

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Value Change Date
Bond Yield6.690.15 %Dec 17
Exchange Rate59.880.45 %Dec 30

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