The presidential spokesperson, Gabriela Cerruti, acknowledged that the inflation rate released by INDEC “is bad, very bad and was not as expected,” and said that the government continues to analyze measures.
“The inflation data is bad, very bad and also it was not what was expected, so the Government continues with its firm commitment to finish advancing in controlling prices, inflation, that they go down,” he said the national official
In the press conference that he gives every Thursday at Casa Rosada, The spokesperson pointed out that “explanations” can be given regarding the increase in prices, “but they are not excuses for those who have to go to the store every day.”
In that sense, indicated that due to the drought the prices of meat and dairy increasedas well as targeted telecommunications companies.
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“The telephone, cable, and web service companies continue to indiscriminately increase the price for users,” launched Cerruti.
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In addition, he stressed that the president Alberto Fernandez and the Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa, “They are working together, side by side and have the same commitment so that this situation (the high inflation) is resolved as soon as possible”.
“We trust that the measures that are being taken at the macroeconomic level and to stabilize prices will work, but we need them to work as fast as possible“, he added.