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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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Argentina's 12-month inflation expectations slid in October for the first time in eight months, according to the median estimate in a survey published by the Torcuato Di Tella University, UTDT.
An Argentine video game allows players to compare the prices used by the National Statistics and Census Institute, Indec, to measure inflation with those consumers say they pay, a pastime that has caused angry reactions among players when they see the gap.
Argentine opposition lawmakers presented on Thursday September’s ‘Congress inflation index’ based in the analysis of nine private agencies, which showed a 1.93% increase against the previous month and 18% in the first nine months of 2012.