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Saturday, August 16th 2014 - 08:32 UTC

Argentine official inflation in July, 1.4% and 16.7% in first seven months

 Transport and communications had the largest impact on the July index

Argentine inflation rose 1.4% during July leaving consumer prices 16.7% higher than at the beginning of the year, official data showed on Friday. The July index was slightly higher than the 1.3% of June and confirms Argentina is experiencing one of the highest inflation rates in the world and only second to Venezuela in Latin America.

Friday, July 18th 2014 - 13:28 UTC

Over 30% of Argentine children live in households below the poverty line

According to the UCA report on Social Debt, 32% of households don't have access to the sewage system and 11% to drinking water

Four out of ten people in Argentina live in households where children suffer poverty conditions, according to the latest release from the Argentine Catholic University (UCA) Social Debt Barometer.

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%.

Wednesday, July 16th 2014 - 08:00 UTC

June inflation in Argentina reached 1.3% and 15% in the first half of 2014

Housing, basic services plus healthcare were the items with the highest rises

June inflation in Argentina reached 1.3%, accumulating 15% in the first six months of the year, according to a release from the country’s stats office Indec. The release also revealed the wholesale prices had increased 1.5% in June, while locally-made products saw rises of 1.5%.

Tuesday, June 24th 2014 - 04:26 UTC

Argentine economy contracts 0.2% in first quarter; 2013 growth down to 2.9%

Under the old stats system the Argentine economy in 2013 expanded 4.5%

Argentina's economy contracted during the first quarter of the year as high inflation and weak exports to top trade partner Brazil took a toll. During the first three months of the year, GDP fell by 0.2% on the year and contracted 0.8% on the quarter, the national statistics agency Indec reported Monday.

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%.

Saturday, June 7th 2014 - 04:48 UTC

IMF welcomes Argentina's implementation of actions on CPI and GDP indexes

Argentina must still implement actions previously specified for end-September 2014 and end-February 2015,

The International Monetary Fund (FMI) welcomed on Friday “all the specified actions,” taken by Argentine President Cristina Fernández administration, to improve Consumer prices and Gross Domestic Product indexes under INDEC National Statistics Bureau orbit.

Thursday, May 29th 2014 - 06:07 UTC

Buenos Aires City households need 1.300 dollars per month; 25% don't make that sum

The estimates were elaborated by the Buenos Aires City's stats office

A family living in Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires needs 10.454 Pesos to make it to the end of the month, according to the city's stats and census office. The average household refers to a couple with two children, that pays rent and does not include transport, private education or health care.

Friday, May 23rd 2014 - 10:17 UTC

IMF to check Argentine new stats on inflation and GDP next month

Christine Lagarde has to make an analytical report to be delivered to the IMF board

The International Monetary Fund board has already received a first analytical report on Argentina latest statistics and will address the issue in its next meeting scheduled for 6 June, according to IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice in Washington.

Friday, May 16th 2014 - 10:06 UTC

Argentina's April inflation for the Congressional index reached 2.8%

The Freedom of Expression committee making the monthly announcement

Argentina's inflation congressional index marked 2.8% in April, or 15.78% in the first four months of the year and 39% in the last twelve. These percentages contrast with the official data from the Indec stats office which earlier this week said the April CPI was 1.8%.

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