The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Accumulated inflation in Costa Rica during the first eleven months of 2013 was 3.16%, down from 4.26% in the same period of 2012, said the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC).
In November, inflation last stood at 0.17% due to increases in prices of food products and beverages, especially tomatoes and potatoes, INEC said in a statement.
At 3.16%, this is the lowest percentage for the first eleven months of the year since 2009, when the indicator was 3%.
Costa Rica ended 2012 with an inflation rate of 4.55%, the highest figure in the last decade, behind the 4.05% accumulated in the year 2009.
The Central Bank of Costa Rica set the goal for 2013 that the indicator would be located between 4% and 6%. (EFE)
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