The accumulated inflation of the first two months of 2023 in Uruguay is from 2.57%, product of a price increase 0.55% in January and of the 1% in February. Thus, this variable is positioned as the highest in the region after Argentina, Venezuela and Colombia.
In case of Venezuela stands out far above the rest. The Caribbean country registered 20.2% last month, according to the Venezuelan Finance Observatory (OVF), which, added to the January index, gives an accumulated 67.7%.
In the case of Argentina, The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) reported 6.6% in February, which means an accumulated variation of the 13.1%.
He Colombian case It is closer to the Uruguayan. Between the first two months of this year, that country accumulates an inflationary increase of 3.5%, barely 0.93 percentage points above what was published by the National Statistics Institute (INE).
All Latin American countries that have less inflation than Uruguay
In the list, behind Uruguay, follows Paraguayan, which had a general price increase of 0.5% in February and a cumulative increase of 1.7%
Brazil, in the second month of the administration of the new government of Lula Da Silva, it had 0.8%, which was added to an accumulated 1.4%
Further north, outside of South America, Mexico registered 0.6% in February and a 1.2% between the two months.
Chili, for its part, it was one of the few countries in the world that experienced deflation (-0.1%). Meanwhile, the balance of its first two months of the year results in 0.7% 0.3% in February in Peru paid to an accumulated 0.5%
Ecuador has been showing good rates: 0.02% in February and a 0.1% since the beginning of this year. bolivian, for its part, it also had a deflation of 0.4%, with which, its balance in 2023 has also been negative, in this case of 0.1%