Venezuela Oct. National Consumer Prices by Component

Following are details of the Oct. national consumer prices report from the Venezuela Central Bank in Caracas:

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                      Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June     Oct.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2010
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MoM% Change           1.8%     1.6%     2.2%     2.7%     2.5%     1.5%
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Food/Beverages        2.5%     1.4%     3.8%     4.8%     3.3%     1.6%
Alcohol/Tobacco       1.6%     0.8%     0.9%     0.8%     2.3%     2.9%
Clothing              0.9%     1.3%     0.8%     1.0%     1.3%     1.3%
Housing/Rental        0.8%     1.0%     0.7%     0.7%     0.6%     1.1%
Utilities             0.2%     0.1%     0.2%    -0.2%    -0.2%     0.4%
Household Goods       1.7%     1.5%     1.4%     1.6%     2.0%     1.6%
Healthcare            1.5%     1.7%     1.3%     1.5%     2.1%     1.5%
Transportation        1.2%     1.7%     1.1%     1.9%     3.5%     1.2%
Communications        0.5%     2.2%     0.2%     0.2%     0.3%     0.4%
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                      Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June     Oct.
                      2011     2011     2011     2011     2011     2010
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Recreation            0.7%     1.0%     2.0%     1.9%     1.5%     1.9%
Education             3.0%     8.1%     0.9%     1.2%     1.0%     3.2%
Rest./Hotels          1.9%     1.8%     2.4%     2.2%     2.2%     1.3%
Other Goods           1.9%     1.7%     1.7%     2.1%     2.5%     1.7%
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NOTE: Base is Dec. 2007=100. Index covers Venezuela’s 10 major metropolitan areas and 74 other small and medium-sized cities.

SOURCE: Banco Central de Venezuela

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