In Argentina, the most important categories in the CPI basket are food and beverages (23.4 percent of the total weight); transport (11.6 percent); restaurants and hotels (10.8 percent) and housing and utilities (10.5 percent). Health (8.8 percent); clothing and footwear (8.5 percent); recreation and culture (7.5 percent); household maintenance and equipment (6.3 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.6 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.3 percent); education (3 percent) and communication (2.8 percent) for the remaining. The national CPI index has a base of 100 as of December of 2016 and covers the country's six big regions: great Buenos Aires, Pampeana, Noreste, Noroeste, Cuyo and Patagónica. Data for 2016 refers to inflation in the great Buenos Aires area only. At the time, the statistical office was working to re-establish a national inflation measure, as part of President Macri's efforts to revamp the country's statistics. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2018.