Chile Consumer Prices Jump 0.7% on Food, Transport Costs

Statistics agency INE said rolling 12-month inflation hit 3.1%, within the central bank's target range of between 2%-4%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Chile's consumer prices jumped 0.7% in January, boosted primarily by an increase in the price of food, beverages and transportation, the government said on Monday, February 8th.

Statistics agency INE said rolling 12-month inflation hit 3.1%, within the central bank's target range of between 2%-4%.

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