The annual inflation rate in Mexico rose to 4.09 percent in October 2020 from 4.01 percent in the previous month and slightly above market expectations of 4.07 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since May last year, as prices increase further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.09% vs 7.55% in September); and furnishings (5.56% vs 5.14%). Also, cost of communication fell less (-0.51% vs -0.65%). In contrast, prices slowed for housing & utilities (3.29% vs 3.36%); miscellaneous goods & services (3.85% vs 4.04%); restaurants & hotels (3.94% vs 4.12%); recreation & culture (2.11% vs 2.34%) and health (4.65% vs 4.75%). Additionally, cost of transport dropped (-0.16% vs 0.06%) while inflation was steady for clothing & footwear (at 0.63%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.61 percent, after a 0.23 percent gain in the prior month. The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices advanced 0.24 percent, easing from a 0.32 percent increase in September. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI)
Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 23.88 percent from 1974 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 179.73 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of 2.13 percent in December of 2015. This page provides - Mexico Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mexico Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Inflation Rate in Mexico is expected to be 4.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Mexico to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mexico Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.60 percent in 2021 and 3.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.