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Congress inflation index
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.

Tuesday, January 15th 2013 - 02:06 UTC

Argentina’s inflation in 2012 climbed to 25.6% according to private agencies

Lawmakers members of the Freedom of Expression committee making the announcement

The 2012 twelve-month inflation in Argentina climbed to 25.6%, two times the figures registered by the official data from stats office Indec, according to the index presented by opposition lawmakers based in the analysis of nine private agencies.

Friday, December 14th 2012 - 20:25 UTC

Argentine inflation 25.4% in last twelve months according to private estimates

The Freedom of Expression committee making the monthly announcement

Argentine opposition lawmakers presented November's inflation rate, or ‘Congressional rate’ based in the analysis of nine private agencies, which showed a 1.81% advance against the previous month, accumulating 25.4% in the last twelve months, “the highest in 18 months”.


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