Inflation under control
According to the Central Bank, at least 11 products increased in price and around three saw price decreases in July 2015.
Those that increased in price include green plantains (up by 7.57%), fresh chicken (2.62%), yucca (4.45%), red onions (12.33%), green bananas (4.64%), yam (10.71%), red beans (2.16%), pumpkin (11.36%), tomatoes (12.45%), seasonal fruit (10.81%) and pineapple (12.46%).
Inflation for the month was 0.24% compared to June 2015 and for the first seven months of the year over the same period last year it was 0.85%.
The Central Bank reported that there were price decreases in avocados (-5.74%), limes (-11.54%) and speckled beans (-2.09%).
Source: DR1, Almomento.net
August 12, 2015
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