Panama consumer prices rise 0.1 pct in January

jueves 19 de febrero de 2015 20:07 GYT

PANAMA CITY Feb 19 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Panama rose in January due to a 1.9 percent increase in the cost of housing, water, electricity and gas, the statistics office said on Thursday.

Consumer prices in the Central American country rose 0.1 percent in January compared with December, according to the data. (Reporting by Elida Moreno; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)