Economic analysts and financial system companies lowered
for the next 12 months, from 2.40% in February to 2.33% in March, Central Reserve Bank (BCR) has reported.
Thus, this projection has remained within the target range (between 1% and 3%) since May 2017.
It should be noted inflation
forecasts have stood within the target range in 84% of the months comprised in the study.
On the other hand, inflation
estimates for 2019 remain between 2.20% and 2.50%, while they stand between 2.30% and 2.50% for 2020. All of them are within the target range.
For this year, economic analysts reduced inflation
expectations from 2.35% (February) to 2.20% (March).
Meanwhile, financial system agents and non-financial businesses maintained their inflation
forecasts at 2.40% and 2.50%, respectively.
Likewise, economic analysts lowered their projections from 2.50% to 2.30% (2020) and from 2.50% to 2.40% (2021).
Financial agents and non-financial businesses maintained their inflation forecast at 2.50% for 2020 and 2021.