Producer Prices in Costa Rica
Costa Rica - Producer Prices
Inflation continues to climb in January
Consumer prices increased over the previous month in January, clocking in a 0.18% rise, easing from December’s 0.53% growth. The result reflected higher prices for transport, education, as well as for food and non-alcoholic beverages. The overall increase was capped by lower prices for rent and housing services.
Inflation climbed up to 1.0% in January (December: 0.9%), the highest rate since March 2020. Meanwhile, the trend was unchanged with annual average inflation coming in at December’s 0.7%.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to end 2021 at 2.4%, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month's forecast, and 2022 at 2.8%.
Costa Rica - Producer Prices Data
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February 15, 2021
Economic activity slid 4.7% year-on-year in December (November: -5.3%).
February 5, 2021
Consumer prices increased over the previous month in January, clocking in a 0.18% rise, easing from December’s 0.53% growth.
January 27, 2021
At its meeting on 27 January, the Central Bank of Costa Rica opted to leave the monetary policy rate at its record low of 0.75%, having cut it from 1.25% on 17 June last year.
January 12, 2021
Consumer prices increased over the previous month in December, clocking in a 0.53% rise, notably up from November’s flat reading and marking a 17-month high.
January 12, 2021
Economic activity continued to shrink in November, although at 6.5% year-on-year it is the mildest contraction since March, following October’s 6.6% drop.