Brazil Registers Highest Inflation Rate Since 1996

Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The IPCA (Consumer Price Index) in Brazil rose by 0.82 percent in October, according to the IBGE (Brazilian Statistics Bureau) the highest inflation for the month since 2002. In September inflation grew by 0.54 percent while in October of 2014 it increased by 0.42 percent.

The inflation rate now accumulates an increase of 8.52 percent for the first ten months of the year, the highest . . .

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