Ecuador's 12-month inflation at 4.1 pct in August -official

viernes 4 de septiembre de 2015 11:45 GYT

QUITO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Ecuador's inflation rate hit 4.1
percent in the 12 months to the end of August, the government's
statistics agency said on Friday, roughly unchanged from a year
    Consumer prices were approximately unchanged from July,
dropping by 0.001 percent, the statistics agency reported.
    Ecuador closed 2014 with an inflation rate of 3.67 percent
and had initially projected that consumer prices would rise 3.9
percent this year, though authorities have said they may revise
that target.
    Following is a breakdown of the latest inflation data:    
                          August 2015    July 2015   August 2014

 Change on year    (pct)       4.14         4.36       4.15  
 Change on month   (pct)     -0.001       -0.08       0.21
 Index (base year 2014)      103.65       103.65      99.53
 Food & beverage               0.04        -0.30       0.74 

 (Reporting by Alexandra Valencia; Writing by Brian Ellsworth;
Editing by Paul Simao)