Puerto Rico Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Puerto Rico was recorded at -0.20 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico. Inflation Rate in Puerto Rico averaged 2.93 Percent from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 8.80 Percent in October of 2005 and a record low of -1.20 Percent in July of 2009. In Puerto Rico, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Puerto Rico Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 1.10 8.80 -1.20 0.45 | 2014/06 2003 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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Puerto Rico Inflation Rate
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Inflation Rate -0.20 2014-02-28 1.10 8.80 -1.20 0.45 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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Puerto Rico Balance of Trade at 984.00 USD Million  
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Puerto Rico Exports at 4255.00 USD Million  
Exports in Puerto Rico decreased to 4255 USD Million in December of 2013 from 4617 USD Million in November of 2013. Exports in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Imports at 3271.00 USD Million  
Imports in Puerto Rico decreased to 3271 USD Million in December of 2013 from 3355 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Unemployment Rate at 15.00 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico decreased to 15 percent in February of 2014 from 15.20 percent in January of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Inflation Rate at -0.20 Percent  
The inflation rate in Puerto Rico was recorded at -0.20 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Personal Income Tax Rate at 33.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Puerto Rico stands at 33 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Puerto Rican Department of Treasury.
Puerto Rico Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Puerto Rico stands at 30 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Taxation and Revenue.
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Retail Sales in Puerto Rico increased 0.87 percent in October of 2013 over the previous month. Retail Sales MoM in Puerto Rico is reported by the Statistical Institute of Puerto Rico.
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Retail Sales in Puerto Rico increased 0.05 percent in December of 2013 over the same month in the previous year. Retail Sales YoY in Puerto Rico is reported by the Statistical Institute of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico GDP Annual Growth Rate at 0.50 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Puerto Rico expanded 0.50 percent in 2012 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Puerto Rico is reported by the Official Portal of the Government of Puerto Rico.
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