Tag: inflation

Workers in a Brazilian industry

Brazil Inflation Now Is Above the Target Ceiling

Brazil official inflation rate, as measured by the National Broad Consumer Price Index (the ...

Crowded bus in Brazil

At 6.5%, Brazil Inflation Hits Ceiling Set by the Government

The Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA) closed out July at 0.01%, the Brazilian Geography ...

Dilma Rousseff

Food Prices Fall in Brazil and President Rousseff Gives a Sigh of Relief

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been helped in her efforts to tame inflation by ...

Brazil currency

Brazil’s Higher Inflation Leaves Little Room for Interest Rates Cuts

Consumer prices in Brazil rose faster than expected in the month to mid-July on ...

Construction work in Brazil

Brazil’s Inflation Down, But Still a Hefty 6.97%

Brazilian government statistics from the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) show that ...

Buying fish

Brazil Losing War Against Inflation. Consumer Price Index Up over 7%

Brazil’s government data show that annual inflation in the country hit a six-year high ...

Farmers Market in Bahia

Price of Food Boosts Brazil Inflation to 5.63%, Well Above Government’s Target

Inflation (IPCA – Consumer Price Index) reached 0.83% in November, in Brazil, the highest ...

Dollar invasion in Brazil

Amid Growing Inflation Brazil Ups Taxes on Foreigners and Warns Against Currency War

Brazilian economists in a weekly central bank survey raised for a fifth straight week ...

São Paulo street

Brazil’s Economy Cools Down After 9% Annual Rate Expansion

For the third month in a row Brazil has reported in July slower job ...

Brazil's Central Bank chief Henrique Meirelles

Brazil Answer to Fastest Growth in 2 Decades: Raising Interest Rates

 The chief of Brazil’s central bank, Henrique Meirelles, said he’s “confident” that Brazilian inflation ...