Panama annual inflation quickens to 2.3 pct in August

lunes 13 de octubre de 2014 19:37 GYT
 

PANAMA CITY, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Panama's annual inflation
rate accelerated in September to 2.3 percent versus a 2.1
percent reading in August as prices of healthcare and food and
drink picked up, government figures released on Monday showed.  
 

                   (Sept 2014)   (Aug 2014)    (Sept 2013)
 Change on month   0.3           0.1           N/A
 (pct)                                         
 Change on year    2.3           2.1           3.9
 (pct)                                         
 Index (base       152.7         152.2         149.2
 2002)                                         
 Food & beverage,  2.2           1.4           5.5
 year(pct)                                     
 

 (Reporting by Elida Moreno; Editing by Ken Wills)