Brazil Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Brazil was recorded at 6.52 percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 394.67 Percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 6821.31 Percent in April of 1990 and a record low of 1.65 Percent in December of 1998. Inflation Rate in Brazil is reported by the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE).

   
 
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Brazil Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.52 6.37 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Brazil, the main components of the consumer price index are: food, alcohol and tobacco (31 percent of the total weight), transport (15 percent), real estate (12 percent), health care (11 percent), clothing (9 percent), communication (5 percent) and education (4 percent). The national index is calculated as the weighted average of the regional indexes. The largest contributors to the national index are: Sao Paulo (32 percent of total weight), Rio de Janeiro (12.5 percent), Belo Horizonte (11 percent), Porto Alegre (8.4 percent) and Curitiba (7.8 percent). This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.


Brazil Inflation Up to 6.52% in June


Brazilian annual inflation rate accelerated further to 6.52 percent in June, up from 6.37 percent in May. However, on a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.4 percent, the lowest rate in nine months.

Year-on-year, the inflation rate accelerated for the fifth straight month, staying at the upper limit of the central bank’s 4.5 percent plus or minus 2 percent target range.

On a monthly basis, food cost slowed for the third straight month and fell 0.11 percent in June, the lowest rate since July of 2013. Except for transport and health cost, all remaining prices recorded lower rates in June than in the previous month. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/8/2014 1:23:14 PM


Recent Releases

Brazil Inflation Rate Accelerates in May
Brazilian annual consumer prices increased for the fourth consecutive month to 6.37 percent in May from 6.28 percent in April. It is the highest rate in eleven months. Published on 2014-06-06

Brazil Inflation Rate Rises to 6.3% in April
Brazilian annual consumer prices increased 6.3 percent in April from 6.15 percent in the previous month, the highest level in ten months. Published on 2014-05-09


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-09 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 6.15% 5.68% 6.08% 5.92%
2014-05-09 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 6.28% 6.15% 6.42% 5.67%
2014-06-06 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 6.37% 6.28% 6.34% 6.87%
2014-07-08 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 6.52% 6.37% 6.5% 5.95%
2014-08-08 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 6.52% 6.41%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.52 6.37 6821.31 1.65 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.46 82.39 -0.51 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 3958.32 3942.55 3958.32 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.75 6.48 6.94 4.85 Percent [+]
Gdp Deflator 7.62 4.93 2736.97 4.24 Percent [+]
Producer Prices 585.78 592.92 600.19 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 160.98 159.16 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 137.63 138.65 144.19 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.67 7.38 5266.83 -1.71 Percent [+]





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