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  • Wednesday, May 25th 2016 - 08:46 UTC

    Argentina's April inflation 6.7%, according to the Congress Index

    “The utility rates increase explain more than two thirds of the month's inflation”, said the release

    Argentina's April inflation climbed to a record 6.7%, and 19.4% in the first four months of the year, according to the latest Congress Index, announced on Tuesday. Public utility rates were blamed for two thirds of the April increase, the highest for a month since 2002.

  • Thursday, October 15th 2015 - 07:10 UTC

    Argentine September inflation 1.92% and 25.91% in last twelve months

    The Congress index acts as a reference because the official inflation rate, supplied by the much questioned Indec is “absurd”, said Patricia Bullrich.

    September inflation in Argentina was 1,92% and reached 25.91% in the last twelve months according to the monthly report from opposition members of Congress, which is based on the average of the country's leading private consultants. Later this week the official Indec rate is expected to be announced, systematically lower than that of the so called Congress index.

  • Tuesday, June 16th 2015 - 06:11 UTC

    Argentina's May official inflation 1% or half that claimed by private consultants

    According to Indec in May Clothing was up 2%; Housing and Basic Services, 1.6%; Education, 1.3%; Home Appliances, Transport, Communications, 1.1%.

    Argentina's National Statistics and Census Institute, Indec reported on Monday that the inflation rate for May reached 1%, totaling 15.3% in the last twelve months and 5.7% for the first five months of 2015.

  • Friday, June 12th 2015 - 06:33 UTC

    Argentina's CPI in May reached 2% and 28.7% in the last twelve months

    “The presses were turned on again to print Pesos with the purpose of propping the economy and thus we're back again at the 2.12% of March”, said Bullrich

    Argentina's Consumer price index, CPI, during May climbed 2% reaching 28,7% in the last twelve months, according to the Congressional monthly report from opposition lawmakers, which is an average of private consultants. The data was released on Thursday with strong words against President Cristina Fernández statements in Rome that poverty in Argentina was 5%, virtually less than Denmark and Germany.

  • Wednesday, May 20th 2015 - 05:00 UTC

    Argentine inflation for April: official index 1.1%; Congressional index, 2.1%

    The Congressional index (2.1%) is closer to that of Buenos Aires City, 2.4%, ruled by opposition presidential hopeful Mauricio Macri

    Inflation in Argentina during April reached 2.1% and 29% in the last twelve months according to the latest release from private consultants, an average of which is announced every month as the 'Congressional index' by members from the Lower House Freedom of Expression committee.

  • Monday, April 20th 2015 - 06:20 UTC

    March inflation in Argentina ranges from 1.3% to 2.12%

    Lawmaker Patricia Bullrich said that Argentina's March inflation is what most countries in the world record in twelve months

    Argentine inflation in March reached 2.12% over February accumulating 29.8% in the last twelve months according to the average of private consultants, which every month is released by opposition members in Congress. This is one percentage point higher than the official March rate announced by the Argentine government's discredited stats office, Indec, 1.3%.

  • 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.

  • 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.