COSTA RICA NEWS — according to a statement issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC), the consumer price index went down by 0.14% in September, with Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Clothing and Footwear being the groups which decreased most.

20000PThe cumulative change in the period October 2013 to September 2014 of the general index was 5.20% lower than the variation in the same period last year (5.37%).

In September the groups with a negative percentage change in the price are:

  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Clothing and footwear
  • Rent and housing services
  • Transportation
  • Communications
  • Entertainment and culture
  • Education

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