Consumer Expectations for Annual Inflation Fall in August

FGV research shows that the index dropped 0.2 percentage points.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Consumers' expectations for annual inflation retreated 0.2 percentage points, going from 5.3 percent in July to 5.1 percent in August. In comparison to the same month in 2018, the retreat was 0.6 percentage points.

This was the second consecutive reduction since June, when it stood at 5.4 percent. The information was released today, August 21st, by the Brazilian Institute of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (IBRE . . .

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