Brazil Inflation Rate  1980-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Brazil increased 3 percent year-on-year in June of 2017, below 3.6 percent in May and in line with market expectations of 3.06 percent. It is the lowest inflation rate since April of 2007, due to a slowdown in cost of food and a fall in electricity prices. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 362.94 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6821.31 percent in April of 1990 and a record low of 1.65 percent in December of 1998.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-10 12:00 PM Apr 4.08% 4.57% 4.1% 4.2%
2017-06-09 12:00 PM May 3.6% 4.08% 3.77% 3.7%
2017-07-07 12:00 PM Jun 3% 3.6% 3.06% 3.5%
2017-08-09 12:00 PM Jul 3% 3.2%
2017-09-06 12:00 PM Aug 3.3%
2017-10-06 12:00 PM Sep 3.5%




Brazil Inflation Rate Falls Further To 3%


Consumer prices in Brazil increased 3 percent year-on-year in June of 2017, below 3.6 percent in May and in line with market expectations of 3.06 percent. It is the lowest inflation rate since April of 2007, due to a slowdown in cost of food and a fall in electricity prices.

Prices rose at a slower pace for: food and beverages (1.13 percent from 2.36 percent in May); housing and utilities (2.62 percent from 4.07 percent); health (7.44 percent from 7.84 percent) and clothing (2.24 percent from 2.35 percent). In addition, prices fell for furnishings; household equipment (-0.72 percent from -0.4 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for transport (1.85 percent from 1.84 percent) and education (8 percent from 8.04 percent) and increased for personal expenses (7.44 percent from 5.32 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.23 percent, the first monthly decline since November of 1998. Prices went down 0.77 percent for housing, due to a 5.52 percent drop in electricity cost amid adjustments in energy fees. Transport prices dropped 0.52 percent, due to a 2.65 percent fall in gas prices. Additional downward pressure came from cost of food and beverages (-0.5 percent).

IBGE | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/7/2017 12:57:24 PM



Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.00 3.60 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.23 0.31 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4832.27 4843.41 4843.41 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.18 4.50 9.45 4.18 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 8.30 7.97 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 675.52 686.04 714.02 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 125.39 129.85 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 115.16 115.86 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.13 2.36 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 1.81 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 8042.10 8104.50 8104.50 0.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 4481.19 4504.61 4565.59 0.00 Index Points [+]


Brazil Inflation Rate Notes

In Brazil, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories of the index are: Food and beverages (26 percent of the total weight); transport (18 percent); housing (15 percent); health care (12 percent); and personal expenses (11 percent). Also, clothing accounts for 6 percent; education for 5 percent; household goods for 4 percent; and communication for 4 percent. Data is collected in the Metropolitan Areas of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Curitiba and in the cities of Goiânia and Brasília. This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.00 3.60 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2017 percent Monthly



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