Brazil Inflation Rate 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Brazil was recorded at 6.56 percent in November of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 389.91 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
6.56 6.59 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2014 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. Content for - Brazil Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, December 23, 2014.


Brazil Inflation Rate Edges Down


Brazilian annual consumer prices marginally slowed to 6.56 percent in November of 2014 from 6.59 percent in the previous month, but stayed above the official target range for the fourth consecutive month.

The central bank targets inflation at 4.5 percent for each calendar year with a tolerance margin of 2 percentage points.

Year-on-year, prices in Rio de Janeiro recorded the highest increase (+ 7.37 percent), followed by Goiânia (6.82 percent) and Recife (6.82 percent). In São Paulo, the inflation was recorded at 6.43 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices accelerated to 0.51 percent from 0.42 percent in October of 2014. Food items increased the most (+ 0.77 percent,) mostly due to rises in cost of potatoes (+ 38.71 percent), carrots (+12.24 percent), acai berry (+3.66 percent) and meat (+3.46 percent). Additional upward pressures came from housing costs (+0.69 percent), transports (+0.43 percent) and clothing (+0.39 percent).

Among regions, Goiânia posted the largest monthly increase (+ 1.21 percent), followed by Belém (+0.81 percent) and Campo Grande (+0.68 percent). In São Paulo, inflation was recorded at 0.55 percent while in Rio de Janeiro the rate was at 0.58 percent.

Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
12/5/2014 12:02:53 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-10-08 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep
6.75% 6.51% 6.64% 6.57%
2014-11-07 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
6.59% 6.75% 6.67% 6.9%
2014-12-05 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
6.56% 6.59% 6.59% 6.44%
2015-01-09 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
6.56% 6.51%
2015-02-06 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
6.31%
2015-03-06 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
6.23%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.56 6.59 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.51 0.42 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4028.44 4008.00 4028.44 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.46 6.72 6.94 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.62 4.93 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 591.65 583.23 600.19 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 151.36 155.44 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 134.35 135.01 144.19 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.27 8.21 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.97 5.24 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.56 Nov/14 6.59 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.00 Nov/14 2.40 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Nov/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Nov/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 Nov/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.57 Nov/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.38 Nov/14 5.52 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.23 Nov/14 4.83 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.19 Nov/14 0.10 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.90 Oct/14 3.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.17 Nov/14 4.30 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Nov/14 1.10 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 9.10 Nov/14 8.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.00 Nov/14 1.20 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Nov/14 -0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.10 Nov/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 9.15 Nov/14 8.96 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.00 Nov/14 1.30 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.30 Nov/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]