Brazil’s FIPE Consumer Price Index Rose 0.39% in Oct.

Following is a summary of the October FIPE consumer prices report from the Foundation Economics Research Institute in Sao Paulo.

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                      Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June     May   April
                      2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                     --------------Monthly percentage change--------------
Total                0.39%   0.25%   0.39%   0.30%   0.01%   0.31%   0.70%
Housing              0.66%   0.17%   0.33%   0.45%   0.35%   0.24%   0.35%
Food                 0.53%   0.37%   0.92%   0.21%  -0.58%   0.19%   0.46%
Transport           -0.12%   0.06%   0.12%   0.25%  -0.90%   0.19%   1.44%
Personal Expenses    0.80%   0.15%  -0.29%   0.53%   0.74%   0.41%   0.85%
Health               0.30%   0.61%   0.66%   0.54%   0.31%   0.69%   1.55%
Clothing            -0.72%   0.64%   0.83%  -0.77%   1.14%   1.10%   0.68%
Education           -0.02%   0.05%   0.01%   0.28%   0.06%   0.10%   0.04%
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NOTE: * This data covers a period of 8 weeks of data collection, based on

families with a total incomes ranging from a multiple of 1 times to 20

times the national minimum wage. The final figures represent the most

recent 4 weeks of inflation. This is calculated using the prior

4 weeks as a base period. SOURCE: Fundacao Instituto de Pesquisas Economicas (FIPE)

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