Tag: consumer price index

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, May 5th, the Getulio Vargas Foundation released the Brazilian inflation index rates showing that the Consumer Price Index - Class 1 (IPC-C1), which measures the change in prices of...
By Sarah Brown, contributing reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is the small to medium-sized companies that are gaining the bigger profits in Brazil against last year’s figures, according to the Internal Revenue Sector. They state that the low...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Banco Central (BC, or Central Bank) in Brazil released its Second Quarter Inflation Report Thursday forecasting higher inflation and lower GDP for 2014. The BC decreased its forecast for...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian breakfasts are taking bigger bites out of consumers' wallets, as recent research conducted by the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) for O Globo shows that prices for items that...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s key inflation rate, the Consumer Price Index (IPCA), ended 2012 at 5.84 percent - at the high end of the government’s target rate of 4.5 percent plus or minus...
By Amy Skalmusky, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the late 1980s and early 1990s inflation in Brazil reached out-of-control levels and many people lost their savings, homes and jobs. One of the economic measures introduced...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Editor RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL - Those living in the Cidade Maravilhosa will have noticed the Brazilian Reais (Real) not going as far they used to, beyond the soaring value against the U.S. Dollar. ...



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