Argentina Inflation Rate
The inflation rate in Argentina was recorded at 10.90 percent in December of 2013. 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. Inflation Rate in Argentina is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC).
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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.