Brazil Inflation Rate  1980-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Brazil rose 8.97 percent year-on-year in August of 2016, accelerating slightly from an 8.74 percent increase in July and barely in line with market expectations of 8.98 percent. The inflation remained well above the central bank’s mid-point target of 4.5 percent, mainly due to higher food and transport prices. Policymakers expect the inflation to be around 7.3 percent this year. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 371.27 percent from 1980 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.97 8.74 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2016 percent Monthly
In Brazil, the components of the Consumer Price Index are: food and beverages, transport, housing, household goods, health care, personal expenses, clothing, communication and education. Data is collected in the Metropolitan Areas of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Curitiba and in the cities of Goiânia and Brasília. This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-07-08 12:00 PM Jun 8.84% 9.32% 8.87% 9.1%
2016-08-10 12:00 PM Jul 8.74% 8.84% 8.66% 8.9%
2016-09-09 12:00 PM Aug 8.97% 8.74% 8.98% 8.7%
2016-10-07 12:00 PM Sep 8.97% 8.7%
2016-11-09 11:00 AM Oct 8.6%
2016-12-09 11:00 AM Nov 8.5%

Brazil Inflation Rate Rises to 8.97% in August


Consumer prices in Brazil rose 8.97 percent year-on-year in August of 2016, accelerating slightly from an 8.74 percent increase in July and barely in line with market expectations of 8.98 percent. The inflation remained well above the central bank’s mid-point target of 4.5 percent, mainly due to higher food and transport prices. Policymakers expect the inflation to be around 7.3 percent this year.

Cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 13.92 percent (13.58 percent in July), with prices of cereals, pulses and oleaginous jumping 65.26 percent. Transport prices increased 7.19 percent (6.61 percent in July), with fuels up 11.38 percent. Housing prices rose 5.48 percent (5.46 percent in July) of which rents went up 9.39 percent while electricity cost fell 5.51 percent. 

The highest inflation rates were recorded in Fortaleza (11.03 percent), Belo Horizonte (9.96 percent) and Rio de Janeiro (9.86 percent). In São Paulo, consumer prices increased 8.84 percent.

On a monthly basis, the inflation eased to 0.44 percent from 0.52 percent in July, mainly due to a slowdown in food inflation (0.3 percent from 1.32 percent). 

IBGE | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
9/9/2016 1:32:53 PM

Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 8.97 8.74 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.44 0.52 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4736.74 4715.99 4736.74 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 7.48 7.32 9.45 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.97 6.90 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 703.86 700.36 706.06 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 116.90 114.37 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 110.19 108.14 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 13.92 13.56 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 13.20 14.80 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 4429.01 4417.08 4448.72 0.00 Index Points [+]




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