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Political chartbook covering the U.S.A. 2020 presidential election, latest opinion polls, Covid-19 and other key issues for voters.
Average Social Security affiliation increased by 97,500 people (-4.6% YoY) in May, but unemployment rose by 26,600 (25.3% YoY). Seasonally adjusted, employment fell by 77,000 people and unemployment increased by 104,000. The estimated impact of the crisis since March is around 1,290,000 affiliates and 840,000 unemployed.
The draft for the European fiscal stimulus laid out last week by the European Commission—which builds on the recent Franco-German proposal to establish a Recovery Fund—has two interpretations and both are positive.
In May, Lima's Consumer Price Index rose 0.20% m/m, above market expectations (Bloomberg Consensus: +0.04%). With May's monthly result, year-on-year inflation accelerated slightly to 1.8%YoY, from 1.7%YoY the previous month.
June 1, 2020
Mexico | Remittances almost immune to the coronavirus crisis, only decreased 2.6% in April
Despite the fact that the unemployment rate increased from 4.4% to 14.7% between March and April in the U.S., the flow of this resource to Mexico had a decrease of only 2.6% during April, with an amount of 2,861 USD. Remittances to Guatemala decreased 20.2%, while in El Salvador they fell 40.0% in this period.