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Congress inflation index
Thursday, July 17th 2014 - 06:36 UTC

Argentine Congressional index inflation: 2.2% in June and 39.9% in six months

Housing and public utilities were the items with the largest increases in June

Inflation in Argentina during the month of June reached 2.2% accumulating 39.9% in the first half of the year, according to the average of private consultants, which is also identified as the Congressional index. The announcement comes a few hours after the official rate from the Indec stats office was released, 1.3% and 15%.

Monday, June 16th 2014 - 00:35 UTC

Argentina's inflation index in May, 1.4% and 13.5% in five months

“We saw a strong deceleration overall but it was the category of food and drinks that particularly interested us” said Kicillof

Argentina's consumer price index revealed an inflation rate of 1.4% for May, down from 1.8% in the previous month announced on Friday Economy Minister Axel Kicillof at a press conference held at the Ministry in Buenos Aires. In the first five months of the year inflation stands at 13.5%.

Wednesday, April 16th 2014 - 04:13 UTC

March inflation in Argentina: official 2.6%; opposition index, 3.3%

Kicillof is confident the slowdown in price increases has spilled over to April

Official inflation in Argentina during March was 2.6%, according to Economy minister Axel Kicillof who underlined that during the month there was “a considerable deceleration in the increase of prices”, in most items with the exception of clothing and private schooling.

Thursday, February 13th 2014 - 03:06 UTC

January inflation climbed 4.61% during January according to Congress index

Lawmaker Brown: 'there is no economic plan, just spasmodic impulses'

Argentina's inflation in January climbed to 4.61% and 30.78% in the last twelve months according to the average from private consultants estimates which are released every month by opposition lawmakers in what is known as the 'Congressional index'.

Wednesday, January 15th 2014 - 18:50 UTC

Argentine annual inflation: 28.38%, according to the Congressional index

Federico Sturzenegger suggested the inflationary situation for 2014 “could be worse than in 2013”

Argentine annual inflation for 2013 was 28.38% after soaring 3.38% in the month of December alone, according to the Congressional consumer price index, which is a survey that takes the average of several consultancy firms.

Saturday, April 20th 2013 - 08:32 UTC

Argentines expecting inflation above 30% for the next twelve months

Official Indec inflation in Argentina was 10.6% for the last twelve months to March

Argentines are expecting an inflation of 34.2% in the coming twelve months according to the average from a monthly report released by a prestigious private university research centre based on surveys,

Friday, April 12th 2013 - 06:39 UTC

Argentina inflation congress index for March was 1.54% and 24.43% in last 12 months

Spending related to the re-opening of schools and winter season clothing had an impact in March

Despite the efforts from the administration of President Cristina Fernandez that brokered a price freeze for another two months with the main supermarket chains of Argentina, March inflation according to the average of private estimates stood at 1.54% and 24.43% in the last twelve months.

Monday, April 1st 2013 - 10:15 UTC

Argentine central bank says it has enough reserves to contain the run on the US dollar

Marcó del Pont, “we have more than 40 billion dollars in reserves”

With insistent rumours of imminent measures to try and control the value of the US dollar in Argentina, Central Bank Governor Mercedes Marcó del Pont, stressed that the country has more than 40 billion dollars in reserves “to manage the foreign exchange market avoiding sharp changes”.

Wednesday, March 20th 2013 - 23:40 UTC

Argentines expect inflation to reach 33.5% in the next twelve months

CIF head Sandleris: expectations varied from region to region

Argentines expect inflation to reach 33.5% in the next twelve months, according to the latest report from the Finance Research Centre, CIF, which belongs to the Torcuato Di Tella University. This is half a percentage point higher than the previous release.

Wednesday, January 16th 2013 - 06:17 UTC

Last year’s official inflation in Argentina: 10.8%, less than half private estimates

Regulated transport prices experienced the highest increases

Official inflation in Argentina was 1% in December ending the twelve months at 10.8%, which is less than half private agencies average estimate regularly released as the Congressional index, which was 2.1% and 25.6%, respectively.

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