Brazil IPC-S Index Rose 0.26% in Month Ending Oct. 31

The following table details the IPC-S consumer prices report from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro. The IPC-S index monitors prices in Brazil’s 12 biggest cities.

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                Oct. 31  Oct. 22  Oct. 15   Oct. 7 Sept. 30 Sept. 22 Sept. 15
                   2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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Total MoM%        0.26%    0.31%    0.39%    0.50%    0.50%    0.58%    0.69%
 Food             0.00%    0.03%    0.17%    0.47%    0.55%    0.90%    1.39%
 Housing          0.53%    0.64%    0.70%    0.69%    0.65%    0.52%    0.43%
 Clothing         0.76%    0.81%    0.82%    0.95%    0.93%    1.25%    1.14%
 Health           0.39%    0.41%    0.44%    0.57%    0.51%    0.58%    0.54%
 Education        0.30%    0.27%    0.14%    0.20%    0.20%    0.15%    0.23%
 Transport       -0.10%   -0.02%    0.13%    0.12%    0.14%    0.18%    0.17%
 Others           0.15%    0.26%    0.35%    0.40%    0.29%    0.15%    0.04%
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NOTE: Cities are weighted according to population. Each collection period is 30 days. A basket of approx. 450 goods and services are represented for families whose incomes range from minimum wage to 33 times minimum wage.

SOURCE: Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)

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