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Peru’s Consumer Price Index Rose 0.54 Percent in September

October 01, 2012

Peruvian consumer prices rose 0.54 percent in September, the national statistics agency said.

Prices increased 3.74 percent from the same month a year earlier, the agency said in an e-mailed statement. The median estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg was for a monthly increase of 0.45 percent and a yearly rise of 3.62 percent.

The consumer price index is based on an agency survey of establishments in the Lima Metropolitan area.

To contact the reporter on this story: John Quigley in Lima at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at

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