logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

COLOMBIA: CPI Rises 3.97% In September

(Agencia CMA Latam) - The Colombian Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 3.97% in September on an annual basis, accelerating when compared to the 3.87% yearly increase recorded in August, said the country's statistics office.

The inflation rate in Colombia also hit last month the highest level since June, scratching the ceiling of the target set by the country's central bank for this year, of 4%.

The highest contributors to the inflation during the last twelve months were housing, food and transportation.

Meanwhile, the monthly variation of the CPI in September was 0.04%, lower than the 0.14% increase recorded in August, and also smaller than the expected by economists (+0.18%).

by Agencia CMA Latam

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Economic News

What parts of the world are seeing the best (and worst) economic performances lately? Click here to check out our Econ Scorecard and find out! See up-to-the-moment rankings for the best and worst performers in GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and much more.

comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT