The monthly inflation rate in Argentina eased for the second straight month to 5.1% in May of 2022, from 6% in the prior month, just below market forecasts of 5.2%. Prices slowed mostly for clothing & footwear (5.8% vs 9.9% in April); food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.4% vs 5.9%); housing & utilities (3.6% vs 4.6%); education (3.2% vs 3.7%) and restaurants & hotels (5.7% vs 7.3%). Conversely, inflation continued to accelerate for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.7% vs 3.3%) and transport (6.1% vs 5.3%). On an annual basis, consumer prices soared by 60.7%, the fastest rise since January of 1992, slightly above market estimates of 60.6%. Argentina hasn’t had single-digit inflation in at least a decade. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina averaged 2.75 percent from 2014 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 6.70 percent in March of 2022 and a record low of 0.20 percent in August of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina is expected to be 4.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Argentina Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2023 and 1.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Inflation Rate MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-12 07:00 PM Apr 6% 6.7% 5.9% 6.2%
2022-06-14 07:00 PM May 5.1% 6% 5.2% 5%
2022-07-14 07:00 PM Jun 5.1% 4.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 60.70 58.00 percent May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 5.10 6.00 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 753.15 716.94 points May 2022
GDP Deflator 6780.40 7873.50 points Mar 2022
Producer Prices 1213.02 1154.78 points May 2022
Export Prices 207.30 191.30 points Mar 2022
Import Prices 134.40 132.60 points Mar 2022
Core Consumer Prices 779.93 741.36 points May 2022
Food Inflation 64.20 62.10 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 810.22 763.51 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 581.71 561.75 points May 2022
Core Inflation Rate 60.50 57.30 percent Apr 2022
Producer Prices Change 54.40 54.00 percent Apr 2022

Argentina Inflation Rate MoM
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.10 6.00 6.70 0.20 2014 - 2022 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100

News Stream
Argentina May Monthly Inflation Rate Below Forecasts
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina eased for the second straight month to 5.1% in May of 2022, from 6% in the prior month, just below market forecasts of 5.2%. Prices slowed mostly for clothing & footwear (5.8% vs 9.9% in April); food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.4% vs 5.9%); housing & utilities (3.6% vs 4.6%); education (3.2% vs 3.7%) and restaurants & hotels (5.7% vs 7.3%). Conversely, inflation continued to accelerate for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.7% vs 3.3%) and transport (6.1% vs 5.3%). On an annual basis, consumer prices soared by 60.7%, the fastest rise since January of 1992, slightly above market estimates of 60.6%. Argentina hasn’t had single-digit inflation in at least a decade.
2022-06-14
Argentina Monthly Inflation Rate Ticks Down in April
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina eased 6 percent in April of 2022, from a two-decade high of 6.7 percent in the previous month and above market expectations of 5.9 percent. Prices slowed mostly for education (3.7 percent vs 23.6 percent in March); housing & utilities (4.6 percent vs 7.7 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.3 percent vs 5.7 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices climbed by 58 percent, the fastest annual rise since January of 1992, quickening from a 55.1 percent surge and beating market forecasts of 57.6 percent.
2022-05-12
Argentina Inflation Rate Beats Forecasts, 2-Decade High
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped to 6.7 percent in March of 2022, from 4.7 percent in the previous month and well above market expectations of 5.8 percent. It was the fastest monthly inflation rate since 2002, as the devaluation of the peso accelerated and fuel and food prices surged due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The steepest increases were seen in prices of education (23.6 percent vs 2.6 percent in February); clothing & footwear (10.9 percent vs 3.4 percent); housing & utilities (7.7 percent vs 2.8 percent); food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.2 percent vs 7.5 percent); and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.7 percent vs 2.7 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices soared 55.1 percent, the fastest annual rise since June of 2019, quickening from a 52.3 percent surge and beating market forecasts of 53.8 percent.
2022-04-13