Saturday December 10 2016
Nicaragua Inflation Rate at 3.30 percent
Consumer prices in Nicaragua increased 3.3 percent year-on-year in November of 2016, easing from a 3.4 percent rise in October. It is the lowest inflation rate since January as cost slowed for food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.1 percent from 0.3 percent in October), restaurants and hotels (5.9 percent from 6.2 percent) and transport (3.2 percent from 4.3 percent). In contrast, prices of housing and utilities increased at a faster 5.7 percent (5.2 percent in October). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent.