Inflation So Far Registers at 4.06%
Costa Rica registered an inflation rate of 4.06% for the first five months of 2007, slightly less than the 4.33% during the same period in 2006, reported the National Statistics and Census Institute (INEC).
Cost of living has gone up 9.17% over the past 12 months, and during April and May the price of goods and services grew by 1.04%, in part due to higher fuel prices.
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