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

Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 2.71 percent year-on-year in July 2017, slightly above market expectations of 2.66 percent and following an increase of 3.00 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since February 1999, as food prices fell for the first time since July 2006. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.24 percent, also above market consensus of 0.19 percent. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 362.12 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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Brazil Inflation Rate Lowest Since 1999


Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 2.71 percent year-on-year in July 2017, slightly above market expectations of 2.66 percent and following an increase of 3.00 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since February 1999, as food prices fell for the first time since July 2006.

Cost of food and beverages fell 0.66 percent from the previous year, the first drop since July 2006 and following a 1.13 percent gain in June. Additional downward pressure came from furnishings and household equipment (-0.05 percent from -0.72 percent in June).

In addition, prices rose at a slower pace for: Transport (1.80 percent from 1.85 percent in June); health (7.19 percent from 7.44 percent); clothing (2.20 percent from 2.24 percent); and education (7.94 percent from 8.00 percent). Meanwhile, housing inflation accelerated to 4.60 percent from 2.62 percent in June.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.24 percent, also above market consensus of 0.19 percent and following a 0.23 percent drop in June. Prices rose for housing (1.64 percent from -0.77 percent in June) and transport (0.34 percent from -0.52 percent), but fell for food and beverages (-0.47 percent from -0.50 percent).

IBGE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
8/9/2017 12:27:31 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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 2.71% 3% 2.66% 2.8%
2017-09-06 12:00 PM Aug 2.71% 3.3%
2017-10-06 12:00 PM Sep 3.5%
2017-11-10 11:00 AM Oct 3.6%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.71 3.00 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.24 -0.23 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4843.87 4832.27 4843.87 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.22 4.18 9.45 4.18 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 8.30 7.97 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 671.01 675.52 714.02 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 123.71 125.39 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 114.91 115.16 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.66 1.13 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 1.81 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 8173.99 8042.10 8173.99 0.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 4496.43 4481.19 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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.71 3.00 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2017 percent Monthly



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