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Milk, pepper and scarce products during the strike had an impact on June inflation of 0.65%, which is the highest in nine years

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Inflation in June stood at 0.65%, an indicator that is the highest of those recorded in that same month since 2013 and is due to the rise in prices of various products that had problems during the national strike that the country experienced. from June 13 to 30, 2022.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages and prepared meals that are included in the category of restaurants are two of the segments that most influenced the general rise in prices, and are added to the transportation and gasoline division that remains among the products that most rose, according to the monthly report of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC).

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Thus, the foods that rose the most in June were:

  • pasteurized fluid milk
  • Vegetable oil
  • ordinary bread
  • yellow carrot
  • Paean onion
  • whole chicken
  • boneless beef
  • Pepper
  • kidney tomato
  • Fresh cheese

In the category restaurants and hotels:

  • popular lunch
  • traditional prepared food
  • hotel accommodation
  • Ready meals
  • Fast food
  • prepared desserts

And the products with the highest incidence in inflation in June in the transportation category were:

  • High octane gasoline
  • Travel by plane
  • Motorcycle
  • intercity transport
  • Lubricant oil
  • Tire change, alignment and balancing
  • winch service
  • Shock absorbers
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Annual price inflation in June reached 4.23%. While the cost of the Basic Family Basket was $751.04, this represents an increase of 2.16% compared to the previous month.

Source: Eluniverso

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