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June 6, 2022

Colombia |Annual inflation in May falls to 9.07%, but still far from victory

In May, monthly inflation was 0.84% and annual inflation was 9.07%, close to the expectations of market analysts and BBVA Research (0.80% monthly change).

May 11, 2022

China | China’s low inflation environment bears some changes

The low inflation environment in China during the past two years when China “first-in, first-out” of the pandemic while the rest of the world was grappling against the coronavirus has started to bear some changes recently with the CPI trending up.

May 6, 2022

Colombia | Inflation hits two-decade high in April at 9.23%

Inflation in April was 1.25% on a monthly basis and 9.23% on an annual basis, making it the highest in the last two decades. Market analysts were surprised by the result, which was not only above the estimated average, but also above the maximum of the range of expectations recorded in the BanRep survey.

May 2, 2022

Peru | Inflation surprises to the upside and reaches 24-year maximum

The Consumer Price Index for the city of Lima increased 0.96% MoM in April. This is a result of the increase in the prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages and transportation, in a context of higher international prices of foodstuffs and fuels.
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April 6, 2022

Colombia | In March annual headline inflation continued on the rise, reaching 8.5%

March monthly inflation was 1.0%, more than double its historical average (0.41% average between 2011-2019) and annual inflation was 8.53%, placing it above analysts' expectations (0.90% monthly according to the BanRep survey) and BBVA Research's projection (0.84%).

April 5, 2022

Peru | Cost of living, lack of credibility and protests

The strong protests mainly reflect two factors. The first is the rising cost of living due to rising food and fuel prices. The second is the lack of credibility and leadership to communicate and explain the reasons for the price increase
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  • Peru

April 4, 2022

Turkey | CPI reached above 61% in March

Consumer prices increased by 5.5% in March, parallel to expectations and resulted in an annual inflation of 61.1% up from 54.4% the month before. Looking ahead, we expect consumer inflation to hover near 70% in 2Q and 3Q and decline to 50% at the end of the year, led by the favorable base effects.

March 7, 2022

Colombia | Inflation continues its upward trend, in February it reached 8.01%

Inflation surprised once again the average consensus of market analysts with an increase of 1.63% in the monthly variation and 8.01% in the annual comparison. Core inflation stood at 1.28%, being the highest monthly variation for February in the last decade, even above that of 2016, a year of a historic living cost rise.