Inflation in Brazil
Brazil - Inflation
Inflation rises in September
Consumer prices rose 0.48% in September over the previous month, contrasting August’s 0.09% fall. Higher prices for transportation drove the increase.
Inflation rose to 4.5% in September from 4.2% in August, which marked the highest reading since March 2017. Inflation is within the Central Bank’s target of 4.5% plus or minus 1.5 percentage points. Annual average inflation rose from 3.1% in August to 3.3% in September.
Brazil Inflation Forecast
Panelists participating in the LatinFocus Consensus Forecast see inflation closing 2018 at 4.1%, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2019, the panel expects inflation of 4.2%.
Brazil - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||6.2||6.3||9.0||8.7||3.4|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
Brazil Inflation Chart
Source: Brazil Institute of Geography and Statistics.
|Bond Yield||11.48||-0.82 %||Oct 18|
|Exchange Rate||3.72||-0.13 %||Oct 18|
|Stock Market||83,847||-0.11 %||Oct 18|
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October 9, 2018
Right-wing congressmen and former army captain, Jair Bolsonaro, won a larger than expected victory in the 7 October presidential elections, although failed to capture Brazil’s top job in the first round.
October 5, 2018
Consumer prices rose 0.48% in September over the previous month, contrasting August’s 0.09% fall.
October 3, 2018
In July, economic activity increased 0.6% from the previous month in seasonally-adjusted terms, according to the Central Bank’s monthly indicator for economic activity (IBC-Br, Indice de Atividade Economica do Banco Central).
October 2, 2018
Industrial production contracted for a second month in a row in August.
October 2, 2018
Conditions in Brazil’s manufacturing sector deteriorated in September.