This afternoon the INDEC report was published, in which it was detailed that the inflation rate for the last month exceeded 6%, as Minister Martin Guzmán had anticipated. In addition, the general level of the Consumer Price Index registered a
increase of 55.1% compared to the same month of the previous year.
According to what was published, the division with the highest increase in the month was Education (23.6%), as a result of the increases observed in educational services at all levels. While it was followed by Clothing and footwear (10.9%) and Housing, water, electricity and other fuels (7.7%).
Among the regulated prices, the increase in cigarettes stood out, which had an impact on the Alcoholic Beverages and
tobacco (5.7%); the share of prepaid medicine, within Health (5.0%); fuels, in Transport (5.5%); and the
mobile telephony service, within Communications (3.4%).