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Indec index
Thursday, September 17th 2015 - 08:54 UTC

Argentine magistrate orders Executive to release poverty figures; government says judge is 'meddling'

Federal Administrative Contentious judge Sarmiento decided on the issue following on a request from opposition lawmaker Victoria Donda

An Argentine magistrate ordered the Executive to present official reports on the extent of poverty and indigence in the country, figures which allegedly the much questioned stats office, Indec ceased to release almost two years ago. However cabinet chief Anibal Fernandez ironically downplayed the order arguing the judge was 'meddling' in something she does not know.

Tuesday, September 15th 2015 - 10:06 UTC

Tierra del Fuego August inflation, 2.3% and 28.4% in the last twelve months

The official CPI in Argentina for August was established at 1.2%, and at 9.4% and 14.7% for the last eight and twelve months.

The consumer price index in Tierra del Fuego, extreme south of Argentina climbed 2.3% in August, totaling 17.4% in the first eight months and 28.4% in the last twelve months, according to the province's stats and census office.

Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 11:00 UTC

Argentina's inflation slowing but still comfortably on the two digits

City of Buenos Aires stats office admits prices are on a down-slide tendency, with eight months inflation at 15.95%, and 28.2% in the last twelve months.

According to Argentina's stats office Indec, consumer prices during the month of August climbed 1.2% over July, 9.4% in the eight months and 14.7% in the last twelve months. These numbers however are quite different from private consultants' estimates and the City of Buenos Aires stats office: 2.17% and 1.8% inflation for August, respectively.

Monday, August 24th 2015 - 10:24 UTC

Tierra del Fuego inflation in July, 1,5% and 28.2% in the last twelve months

In July in Tierra del Fuego, Goods and Services climbed 4.4%; clothing and footwear, 1.9%; transport, communications and leisure, 1.8%

The Consumer Price Index in Argentina's Tierra del Fuego province reached 1.5% in July and 28.2% in the last twelve months, according to the province's Stats and Census office.

Wednesday, July 29th 2015 - 06:30 UTC

Positive signals from Argentina's economy ahead of October's election

A rebound in the auto industry which picked up 6.8% was a crucial element in the upturn. Figures were supported with rising sales both at home and abroad

Industrial production in Argentina fell 0.8% in June compared to the same period last year, according to the country's National Statistics and Census Institute (INDEC), marking the 23rd consecutive month that the sector has contracted. However with seasonally adjusted figures, Indec's data showed a 0.9% rise, the first positive advance in two years (July 2013).

Saturday, July 25th 2015 - 05:24 UTC

Economic activity in Argentina picking up, according to Indec

The increase in May was boosted by agro exports, the construction sector, consumption and extractive industries, according to a private sector report.

Economic activity in Argentina has increased 2.2% in May, compared to the same month of 2014, according to the country's stats office, Indec. Compared to April this year, economic activity has grown 0.8%, the Monthly Economic Activity Index revealed.

Thursday, July 16th 2015 - 08:05 UTC

Argentina's June official Indec inflation, 1% and 15% in twelve months

The Congress index released on Tuesday showed the CPI was up 1.53% and 27.9% in the last twelve months.

Argentina's 'official' inflation during June was 1% over the previous month according to the National Statistics and Census Institute, Indec, while prices during the current calendar year prices have reached 6.7% and 15% over the last twelve months.

Wednesday, July 15th 2015 - 07:25 UTC

Argentina's congressional index reports 1.52% inflation in June, and 27.9% in twelve months

“The Indec rates are so distorted that even the IMF decided not to review them because they were certain they would find false numbers”, underlined Bullrich.

Inflation in Argentina clocked 1.53% in June accumulating 27.9% in the last twelve months according to the report released on Tuesday by members of the Congressional opposition based on an average from private consultants. This week Argentina's government stats office, Indec in scheduled to announce the official rate.

Friday, June 26th 2015 - 06:19 UTC

Argentine industrial production down in May but some sectors are recovering

May’s fall was triggered by negative results in steel and aluminum; automobile production; tobacco; foods and beverages and textile production

Argentine industrial production fell 0.3% in May compared to the same month last year, marking its 22nd consecutive decrease according to the INDEC statistics bureau. Taking into account the first five months of 2015, industrial activity decreased 1.5% compared to the same period of 2014.

Wednesday, June 17th 2015 - 05:14 UTC

Tierra del Fuego's May inflation almost three times the official 1% rate

Tierra del Fuego is ruled by Governor Fabiana Ríos a close ally of President Cristina Fernandez.

Tierra del Fuego's Consumer Prices Index, CPI for May was almost three times higher than the Argentine government official index from stats office Indec: 2.7% against 1%. The percentage was provided by Tierra del Fuego's Stats and Census Office, which also shows that in the first five months of the year inflation reached 11.4% and 28% in the last twelve months, well above the 15.3% from Indec.


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