April inflation sped up again and marked 8.4% compared to Marchin what was the highest monthly data since 2002, reported this Friday, May 12 the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec).
This way, Accumulated inflation in the first four months of the year rose to 32% and in the last 12 months to 108.8%, the agency reported.
With figures above 10%, the items that increased the most in the fourth month of 2023 they were Clothing and footwear, and Food and non-alcoholic beverages, which marked increases of 10.8% and 10.1%, respectively.
In the first case, the strong increase was linked to the change of season, while in the second it was due to significant increases in in Vegetables, tubers and legumes; Milk, milk products and eggs; Sugar, sweets, chocolates, candies, etc. and Meats and derivatives.
The rises of the divisions were also highlighted Restaurants and hotels (9.9%); and Home equipment and maintenance (8.6%).
The increase in Food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.1%) had the greatest impact in all regions.
On the contrary, the two divisions with the least variation in April were Education (5%) and Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.8%).
At the category level, Seasonal led the increase (12.6%) followed by the Core CPI (8.4%); while the Regulated registered an increase of 4.9%.