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Montevideo, July 20th 2018 - 20:17 UTC

Tag: Brazilian truckers strike

  • Tuesday, July 10th 2018 - 07:08 UTC

    Brazilian truckers strike had a strong impact on June inflation

    The reading, the highest since mid-April, brings the inflation rate close to the 4.5% center of the central bank's 2018 target range and above the 2019 target of 4.25%. get of 4.25%.

    Product shortages due to a truckers' strike lifted Brazil's inflation rate near the midpoint of the official target range in June, underlining the deep impact of the nationwide protests. Consumer prices tracked by the benchmark IPCA index rose 4.39% in the 12 months through June, government statistics agency IBGE said.