The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped by 4.5 percent in March of 2021, the fastest pace since the end of 2019, following a 3.6 percent gain in February and well above analyst forecasts of 4.1%. Prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.6 percent vs 3.8 percent in February) and recreation & culture (5.3 percent vs 2.3 percent). Meanwhile, transport cost eased (4.2 percent vs 4.8 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 42.6 percent in March after a 40.7 percent jump in the previous month, also above expectations. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INDEC)

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina averaged 2.55 percent from 2014 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6.50 percent in April of 2016 and a record low of 0.20 percent in August of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in Argentina to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Argentina Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022 and 1.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Argentina Inflation Rate MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.80 3.60 6.50 0.20 2014 - 2021 percent Monthly
NSA, 2016=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-14 07:00 PM Dec 4.0% 3.2% 3.9% 3.6%
2021-02-11 07:00 PM Jan 4% 4% 3.8% 3.9%
2021-03-11 07:00 PM Feb 3.6% 4% 3.6% 3.7%
2021-04-15 07:00 PM Mar 4.8% 3.6% 4.1% 4.2%
2021-05-13 07:00 PM Apr 4.8% 2.2%
2021-06-16 07:00 PM May 3.8%
2021-07-15 07:00 PM Jun
2021-08-18 07:00 PM Jul


News Stream
Argentina Inflation Rate Hits 18-Month High
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped by 4.5 percent in March of 2021, the fastest pace since the end of 2019, following a 3.6 percent gain in February and well above analyst forecasts of 4.1%. Prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.6 percent vs 3.8 percent in February) and recreation & culture (5.3 percent vs 2.3 percent). Meanwhile, transport cost eased (4.2 percent vs 4.8 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 42.6 percent in March after a 40.7 percent jump in the previous month, also above expectations.
2021-04-15
Argentina Inflation Rate Drops to 3.6% MoM
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina eased to 3.6 percent in February 2021 from 4.0 percent in January and in line with market expectations. The three-month low was mainly explained by prices in communications, up 1.8 percent after surging 15.1 percent in January, after operators were forced to rollback prices by government regulators. Also, costs slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.8 percent vs 4.8 percent), alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.6 percent vs 4.5 percent) and recreation & culture (2.3 percent vs 4.8 percent). Meanwhile, prices in the restaurants & hotels divisions increased once again by 5.4 percent, whereas inflation in transport went up to 4.8 percent from 4.6 percent. On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 40.7 percent in February after a 38.5 percent jump in the previous month, also matching consensus.
2021-03-11
Argentina Monthly Inflation Rate Steady at 4%
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina remained at 4.0 percent in January, matching market expectations. Prices were mainly nudged by communications, up 15.1 percent after remaining unchanged in the previous month. Also, prices were nudged higher by food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.8 percent vs 4.4 percent in December) and restaurants & hotels (5.4 percent vs 4.6 percent). In contrast, inflation in the transport category softened (4.6 percent vs 4.9 percent). On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 38.5 percent in January after a 36.1 percent jump in the previous month, surpassing expectations of 38.1 percent.
2021-02-11
Argentina Inflation Accelerates
The monthly inflation rate in Argentina jumped to 4.0 percent in December of 2020 from 3.2 percent in the prior month, above market expectations of 3.9 percent. Prices were mainly nudged higher by food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.4 percent vs 2.7 percent in November); transport (4.9 percent vs 3.6 percent) and restaurants & hotels (4.6 percent vs 3.2 percent). In contrast, prices for communications remained unchanged after dropping 0.6 percent in the previous month. On an annual basis, consumer prices increased 36.1 percent in December after a 35.8 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-01-14

Argentina Inflation Rate MoM
Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services.