El Salvador has the lowest inflation
At a -0.62% interannual rate as of September, El Salvador has the lowest inflation in the region, followed by Costa Rica at -0.44%, according to the Central American Monetary Council (Spanish only).
The figure represents a decline of 1.27% over the previous year.
Costa Rica had the fastest rate of decline, at 5%.
Honduras had the region’s highest inflation, at 2.57%.
The report, which excludes Panama, is based on the price of a basket of goods and services in each country (figures in percentages).
1. El Salvador (-0.62)
2. Costa Rica (-0.44)
3. Nicaragua (1.34)
4. Guatemala (1.67)
5. Honduras (2.57)