November 6, 2006
Consumer prices in Chile fell 0.3% in October, driven by a 1.4% fall in tra
Consumer prices in Chile fell 0.3% in October, driven by a 1.4% fall in transport costs and a 0.7% reduction in housing costs. Inflation for the year through October rose to 2.6% while annual inflation fell to 2.1%. Core inflation in October – which strips out the prices of fresh fruit and vegetables and fuel – was 0.1%. Core inflation for the period January to October was 2.5% and for the 12 months through October was 3.1%.