Prices in Argentina rose 2.5% in August and 51.4% year on year

Among the increases recorded in August, education (4.2%), health (4.2%), and recreation and culture (3.7%) stand out.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In August, consumer prices in Argentina registered a rise of 2.5% compared to July and a year-on-year increase of 51.4%, the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) reported on Tuesday.

The evolution of prices in August confirmed the deceleration trend that has been verified since April, after inflation registered a 4.8% increase in March, its highest level so far this year.

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