Inflation in the United States in June reaches its highest level in 13 years

The Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation in the United States, had a 13-year high in June 2021, with a 0.9% increase, the highest since June 2008. In May 2021, the index advanced 0.6%. The information was published this Tuesday (13.jul.2021) by the agency Reuters. Here is the full report (993 KB). The increase was greater than expected by experts consulted by Reuters, who predicted that the index would rise by 0.5%. %, surpassing the 5% rise observed in May. Used cars and trucks accounted for more than 1/3 of the increase, with a 10.5% increase in prices. It’s the biggest leap since January 1953, when the government started following the series. continue reading