Brazil Inflation Rate  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Brazil's annual inflation rate jumped to 4.39 percent in June 2018 from 2.86 percent in the previous month. The rate came in slightly below market expectations of 4.42 percent, still hitting the highest level since March 2017 on the back of persistent currency weakness. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 353.36 percent from 1980 until 2018, 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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Brazil Inflation Rate Climbs to 15-Month High


Brazil's annual inflation rate jumped to 4.39 percent in June 2018 from 2.86 percent in the previous month. The rate came in slightly below market expectations of 4.42 percent, still hitting the highest level since March 2017 on the back of persistent currency weakness.

Food and beverage prices surged 1.05 percent in June, the first annual gain in one year, following a 1.46 percent drop in the previous month. Additional upward pressure came from: housing (7.52 percent vs 4.11 percent); transport (8.78 percent vs 6.54 percent); household goods (0.04 percent vs -0.37 percent); clothing (1.80 percent vs 2.18 percent); health and personal care (5.63 percent vs 5.72 percent); personal expenses (3.42 percent, the same as in May); education (5.11 percent vs 5.17 percent); and communication (0.28 percent vs 0.37 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 1.26 percent in June, following a 0.4 percent gain in May and almost matching market consensus of 1.28 percent. It was the highest monthly inflation since January 2016, driven by higher cost for food and beverages (2.03 percent vs 0.32 percent), housing (2.48 percent vs 0.83 percent), transport (1.58 percent vs 0.40 percent), health and personal care (0.37 percent vs 0.57 percent) and personal expenses (0.33 percent vs 0.11 percent).


IBGE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
7/6/2018 12:24:27 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-10 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.76% 2.68% 2.82% 2.7%
2018-06-08 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.86% 2.76% 2.74% 2.7%
2018-07-06 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.39% 2.86% 4.42% 4.5%
2018-08-08 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.39% 3.9%
2018-09-06 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5%
2018-10-05 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.7%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.39 2.86 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.26 0.40 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 5044.46 4981.69 5044.46 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.26 2.69 9.45 2.69 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 3.80 8.30 2736.97 3.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices 742.03 729.83 742.03 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 131.36 135.78 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 122.46 123.46 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.05 -1.46 5266.83 -2.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.40 2.80 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 8647.63 8438.36 8647.63 0.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 4874.99 4799.16 4874.99 0.00 Index Points [+]


Brazil Inflation Rate

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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.39 2.86 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 4.39 Jun/18
Canada 2.20 May/18
China 1.90 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.00 Jun/18
France 2.00 Jun/18
Germany 2.10 Jun/18
India 5.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 3.12 Jun/18
Italy 1.40 Jun/18
Japan 0.70 May/18
Mexico 4.65 Jun/18
Netherlands 1.70 Jun/18
Russia 2.30 Jun/18
South Korea 1.50 Jun/18
Spain 2.30 Jun/18
Switzerland 1.10 Jun/18
Turkey 15.39 Jun/18
United Kingdom 2.40 May/18
United States 2.90 Jun/18


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