Producer Prices in Brazil
Brazil - Producer Prices
Inflation hits highest level since February 2016 in September
Consumer prices rose a seasonally-adjusted 1.16% over the previous month in September, coming in above the 0.87% rise seen in August. Looking at the details of the release, the sharper rise was primarily due to faster growth in prices for transportation and housing. September’s reading was the 16th consecutive month of rising consumer prices.
Inflation came in at 10.2% in September, up from 9.7% in August. September's reading marked the highest inflation rate since February 2016. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 6.7% in September (August: 6.1%).
Panelists participating in the LatinFocus Consensus Forecast see inflation ending 2021 at 7.3%, which is up 0.7 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 2022 at 4.0%.
Brazil - Producer Prices Data
|Inflation (PPI, annual variation in %)||11.3||7.7||-2.5||8.8||9.6|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
|Bond Yield||6.79||-0.82 %||Dec 31|
|Exchange Rate||4.02||-0.13 %||Jan 01|
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November 4, 2021
Industrial output decreased 0.4% month-on-month in seasonally-adjusted terms in September (August: -0.7% mom).
November 1, 2021
The IHS Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 51.7 in October, down from 54.4 in September and hitting its lowest level since June 2020.
October 27, 2021
At its 26–27 October meeting, the Monetary Policy Committee (COPOM) of Brazil’s Central Bank (BCB) unanimously decided to raise the benchmark SELIC interest rate by 150 basis points to 7.75%—as widely expected by market analysts—which marked the sixth consecutive hike.
October 25, 2021
The seasonally-adjusted consumer confidence index published by the Getulio Vargas Foundation rose to 76.3 in October, following September’s 75.3 reading.
October 23, 2021
The Getulio Vargas Foundation’s (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) industrial business confidence index came in at 105.2 in October, down from 106.4 in September.