Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, October 9, 2013
President Nicolas Maduro's Venezuela will have the world's second-highest inflation this year and the highest next year. (Photo: Prensa Presidencial)
Venezuela and Argentina are Latin America’s only double-digit inflation countries.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
Venezuela is expected to have the world’s second-highest inflation this year, only lagging Iran in price increases, according to a Latinvex analysis of new estimates for 188 countries from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Meanwhile, Argentina will likely have Latin America’s second-highest inflation, according to the analysis which also included an inflation survey among Argentines by the Torcuato Di Tella University. Argentina’s official rate is widely discredited as too low.
The IMF estimates Venezuela will see an inflation rate of ...
Article keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Venezuela
Table keywords: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela