IGP-10 slows high to 0.93% in July with fall in wholesale agriculture, says FGV

IGP-10 slows high to 0.93% in July with fall in wholesale agriculture, says FGV

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - After the effects of the truckers strike on prices, the General Price Index-10 (IGP-10) slowed to a high of 0.93 percent in July from 1.86 per cent.

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - After the effects of truckers' strike on prices, the General Price Index-10 (IGP-10) slowed to a high of 0.93 percent in July from 1.86 percent in June.Still, the data released on Monday by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) exceeded expectations in a Reuters poll of 0.81 percent higher economists in the month.The Broad Producer Price Index-10 (IPA-10), which measures changes in wholesale prices and accounts for 60 percent of the overall index, was up 0.99 percent in July from 2.50 percent in the previous month.Prices of Agricultural Products fell 0.83 percent in the period, after having advanced 2.78 percent in June.The Consumer Price Index-10 (CPI-10), which accounts for 30 percent of the overall index, advanced 0.78 percent, up from 0.74 percent in June.The highlight was the Housing group, whose hike accelerated to 1.63 percent in July from 1.04 percent earlier, mainly influenced by residential electricity.Already the rise in food pri...


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