Inflation in Argentina

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Argentina - Inflation (end of period)

Inflation climbs steeply in August

According to the National Statistical Institute (INDEC), national consumer prices rose 3.9% over the previous month in August, coming in above July’s 3.1% month-on-month increase and marking the fastest increase in prices in over two years. August’s print reflected a broad-based increase in all 12 components of the index. The strongest price increases were recorded for: communication; housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, mainly due to adjustments to public service tariffs; and food and non-alcoholic beverages. National inflation increased from 31.2% in July to 34.4% in August, the highest print since March 2017.

Argentina Inflation Forecast

Panelists surveyed for this month’s LatinFocus report expect national inflation to hit 40.6% at the end of 2018, which is up 10.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast. Inflation is projected to ease to 25.5% at the end of 2019, up 5.3 percentage points from last month.

Argentina - Inflation (eop) Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)26.6  38.0  26.9  41.0  26.1  

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Argentina Inflation (eop) Chart

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

Argentina Facts

Bond Yield6.690.15 %Dec 17
Exchange Rate36.600.45 %Oct 11
Stock Market29,5982.26 %Oct 12

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