The growth of consumer prices would have accelerated significantly in the second quarter of 2021, standing at 1.7% year-on-year, according to the High Commission for Planning (HCP).
This development would have been the result of a 2.1% rebound in the prices of non-food products and a 1.3% increase in those of food products, explains the HCP in its Q2-2021 conjuncture point. and outlook for Q3-2021.
The prices of energy, fresh fruit, meat, poultry, oils, eggs and cheese are said to have recovered the most, driven mainly by the increase in the prices of imported raw materials, particularly agricultural and energy. the same source.
Core inflation, which excludes prices subject to state intervention and products with volatile prices, would have grown by 1.1% over one year, driven by the acceleration the prices of its main items, in particular those of manufactured products (+ 1.3%, after + 0.6%).