The CPI is maintained in June at 2.7%, its highest rate in four years, by light and food

The consumption price index (CPI) rose 0.5% in June in relation to the previous month and placed its year-on-year rate at 2.7%, which in May and a tenth above t

The CPI is maintained in June at 2.7%, its highest rate in four years, by light and food

The consumption price index (CPI) rose 0.5% in June in relation to the previous month and placed its year-on-year rate at 2.7%, which in May and a tenth above the advanced at the end of the Last month, according to the published data on Wednesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

With this rebound, with which the annual IPC chains its sixth consecutive positive rate, inflation continues at unknown levels for four years. In fact, this rate of 2.7% is the highest since February 2017, when it was 3%.

To the evolution of prices in June has contributed, mainly, the increase in electricity and food and the fact that tour packages and gasolines have increased less this month than they did in 2020.

In monthly rate (June on May), the IPC rose 0.5%, as in May, with which four consecutive positive rates already chained.

On the other hand, underlying inflation (without unprocessed foods or energy products) placed its interannual rate in June at 0.2%, as well as in May and 2.5 points lower than the general index

Date Of Update: 25 July 2021, 07:02

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