a92f5a02b3a9c6aa27b58574cb328313_400x400(QCOSTARICA) In June, the CPI showed a variation of 0.43%, placing inflation in the last twelve months at 1.02%, well below the 4.59% of a year ago.

From a statement issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos – INEC):

– In June the group that had the highest positive variation in prices compared to the variation of the general index (0.43%) was Transport. Mainly due to rising gasoline prices, vehicle acquisition and vehicle tires.

– Food and non-alcoholic beverages, were the groups that most influenced the increase in the monthly change in prices, mainly driven by the price of papaya and oranges.

– The CPI consumption basket consists of 292 goods and services, of which 52% saw price increases compared to the previous month, 34% decreased, and the remaining 14% remained unchanged.

Click here to view the full report by the INEC. (in Spanish)


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