Mexico Annual Inflation Up To 4.25% In March

In Mexico, consumer prices rose 4.25 percent in the year through March, the biggest increase since last November.
Duarte Ricardo | 5/7/2013 3:22:05 PM

In Mexico, the inflation rate accelerated in March to 4.25 percent, from 3.55 percent recorded in February.

The Categories which registered the highest price increases were: fruits and vegetables (19.85 percent); livestock (11 percent); energy (5.86 percent) and food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco (4.58 percent).

On a monthly basis consumer prices rose 0.73 percent in March, up from the 0.49 percent registered in the previous month. The jump was mainly caused by a 10.28 percent increase in the prices of fruits and vegetables.

Moreover, the core index which strips out some volatile food and energy prices rose 0.3 percent in March of 2012.


Mexico Annual Inflation Up To 4.25% In March