Argentina Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Argentina was recorded at 10.90 percent in December of 2013. Inflation Rate in Argentina is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC). Inflation Rate in Argentina averaged 205.68 Percent from 1944 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 20262.80 Percent in March of 1990 and a record low of -7 Percent in February of 1954. In Argentina, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Beverages (37.9 percent of the total weight) and Transportation and Communications (16.6 percent). Housing and Basic Services account for 12.1 percent; Clothing for 7.3 percent and Other Goods and Services for 6.3 percent. The remaining include: Health Care (5.6 percent); Leisure (5.1 percent); House Maintenance Items (4.9 percent) and Education (4.3 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of April of 2008 and covers the Buenos Aires metropolitan area and its 24 districts. This page provides - Argentina Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.90 10.54 20262.80 -7.00 11.21 | 2014/01 1944 - 2013 Percent Monthly
2008=100

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Argentina Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-10-15 08:30 PM Argentina
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 10.5% 10.5% 10.42%
2013-11-15 07:15 PM Argentina
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 10.5% 10.5% 10.44%
2013-12-13 08:00 PM Argentina
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 10.54% 10.5% 10.52%
2014-01-15 07:00 PM Argentina
Inflation Rate YoY
Dec 2013 10.9% 10.54% 11%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 10.90 2013-12-31 10.54 20262.80 -7.00 11.21 2014-01-31 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 113.03 2014-03-15 110.17 164.51 0.00 89.96 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 183.20 2013-11-15 188.20 194.90 76.80 182.63 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 548.80 2013-08-15 559.50 559.50 98.30 582.29 2013-12-31 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 132.70 2013-11-15 139.50 146.50 84.40 140.03 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 2.60 2014-03-15 3.40 3.60 2.60 3.39 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Producer Prices 785.75 2014-03-15 767.44 785.75 0.00 795.23 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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