Revelation of Expectations in Latin America (REVELA): Issue 25: October, 2012

Oct 2012
The September surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks in the region show mixed results with stable expectations for average growth and inflation across the eight countries. Growth expectations rose for Chile (to 5. 0%), Mexico (to 3. 9%) and Peru (to 6. 0%) but continued to fall in Brazil to 1. 6% and in Paraguay to -0. 5% for the current year. Inflation expectations fell in Guatemala, Paraguay and Peru and rose in Brazil, Chile and Mexico and particularly in Uruguay.