Mexico 2nd-Half of Sept. Bi-Weekly CPI: Detail

The following table details Mexico’s bi-weekly consumer price index by component, from the national statistics agency.

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                     2H      1H      2H      1H      2H      1H      2H      2H 
                   Sept.   Sept.    Aug.    Aug.    July    July    June    Year
                    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     Ago
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Index Number     100.958 100.895 100.682 100.678 100.592 100.451 100.135  97.913
                  -----------------------Bi-Weekly % change---------------------
CPI Total          0.06%   0.21%   0.00%   0.09%   0.14%   0.32%   0.19%   0.11%
Food, Beverage     0.07%   0.16%  -0.22%  -0.04%   0.44%   0.82%   0.37%   0.30%
Clothing, Shoes    0.14%   0.32%   0.27%   0.59%  -0.07%  -0.29%  -0.06%   0.19%
Housing            0.04%   0.13%  -0.07%   0.09%   0.06%   0.10%   0.02%   0.04%
Furniture         -0.03%   0.15%   0.58%  -0.09%  -0.56%  -0.27%   0.24%   0.22%
Health, Personal  -0.14%   0.02%   0.09%  -0.12%  -0.26%  -0.06%   0.29%   0.18%
Transportation     0.19%   0.20%   0.21%   0.09%   0.36%   0.46%   0.22%   0.03%
Education          0.01%   1.13%  -0.13%   0.32%   0.09%   0.46%   0.31%  -0.08%
Other Services     0.14%  -0.22%   0.13%   0.13%   0.09%   0.20%   0.05%   0.05%
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                     2H      1H      2H      1H      2H      1H      2H      2H 
                   Sept.   Sept.    Aug.    Aug.    July    July    June    Year
                    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011     Ago
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                   --------------------Year-on-Year % change--------------------
CPI Total          3.11%   3.16%   3.36%   3.49%   3.56%   3.53%   3.36%   3.75%
Food, Beverage     5.35%   5.58%   5.94%   6.43%   6.70%   6.67%   5.89%   2.05%
Clothing, Shoes    3.40%   3.44%   3.38%   3.41%   3.34%   3.38%   3.40%   3.18%
Housing            0.62%   0.62%   0.66%   0.79%   0.92%   0.91%   0.87%   3.49%
Furniture          2.08%   2.34%   2.45%   1.98%   2.25%   2.56%   2.68%   1.90%
Health, Personal   1.50%   1.82%   2.01%   2.04%   2.41%   2.77%   2.86%   4.18%
Transportation     4.91%   4.74%   4.75%   4.67%   4.58%   4.19%   4.14%   7.24%
Education          3.04%   2.95%   3.23%   3.33%   2.94%   2.72%   2.82%   4.26%
Other Services     4.20%   4.11%   4.28%   4.32%   4.27%   4.42%   4.28%   4.65%
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NOTE: Base is 2nd half 2010=100. Index compares prices to the 15-day period immediately preceding the collection period.

SOURCE: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografia (INEGI)

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