Peru Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Peru was recorded at 3.38 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI). Inflation Rate in Peru averaged 305.46 Percent from 1970 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12377.32 Percent in August of 1990 and a record low of -1.11 Percent in February of 2002. In Peru, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.7 percent of the total weight); Transportation (12.6 percent) and Restaurants and Hotels (11.9 percent). Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels account for 9.2 percent and Education for 9.1 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.8 percent); Furniture and Household Equipment and Conservation (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.5 percent); Leisure and Culture (5.4 percent); Communications (4.3 percent); Health Care (3.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics and Tobacco (1.2 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2009. The index tracks the metropolitan area of Lima. This page provides - Peru Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.38 3.78 12377.32 -1.11 -181.73 | 2014/06 1970 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2001=100

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Peru Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-02 09:00 AM Peru
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 2.95% 3.04% 3.04%
2014-01-01 09:00 AM Peru
Inflation Rate YoY
Dec 2013 2.86% 2.96% 2.94%
2014-02-01 06:00 AM Peru
Inflation Rate YoY
Jan 2014 3.07% 2.86% 2.62%
2014-03-03 12:30 PM Peru
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 3.78% 3.06% (R) 2.85%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Core Inflation Rate 3.75 2014-03-15 3.82 157.16 0.60 3.48 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 114.63 2014-03-15 114.04 114.63 0.00 115.65 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 115.30 2014-03-15 114.38 115.30 8.45 116.73 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 289.24 2014-02-15 288.89 355.56 85.69 270.58 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 235.68 2014-02-15 232.80 247.09 87.19 234.94 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.61 2014-03-15 100.23 100.93 0.00 101.84 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate 3.38 2014-03-15 3.78 12377.32 -1.11 -181.73 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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Peru Inflation Rate at 3.38 Percent  
The inflation rate in Peru was recorded at 3.38 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Current Account at -2246.03 USD Million  
Peru recorded a Current Account deficit of 2246.03 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Exports at 3017.70 USD Million  
Exports in Peru increased to 3017.70 USD Million in February of 2014 from 2937.90 USD Million in January of 2014. Exports in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Imports at 2959.30 USD Million  
Imports in Peru decreased to 2959.30 USD Million in February of 2014 from 3616.50 USD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Core Inflation Rate at 3.75 Percent  
Core Inflation Rate in Peru increased 3.75 percent in March of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Core Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
Peru Balance of Trade at 58.40 USD Million  
Peru recorded a trade surplus of 58.40 USD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Bank Savings Rate at 0.47 Percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Peru remained unchanged at 0.47 percent in March of 2014 from 0.47 percent in February of 2014. Bank Lending Rate in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Capacity Utilization at 52.78 Percent  
Capacity Utilization in Peru decreased to 52.78 percent in January of 2014 from 54.57 percent in December of 2013. Capacity Utilization in Peru is reported by the Ministry of Production of Peru.
Peru Changes in Inventories at -941.16 PEN Million  
Changes in Inventories in Peru decreased to -941.16 PEN Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 337.50 PEN Million in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Peru is reported by the Central Reserve Bank of Peru.
Peru Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 114.63 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Peru increased to 114.63 Index Points in March of 2014 from 114.04 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
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