Monday, August 30, 2010

Chart of the day is...

...this table, taken from this Clarín report that shows the YoY price rises of staples in Rosario Argentina (the country's 2nd biggest city and a pretty good barometer).

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You'll also note the nice clear photos and so it's a good time to brush up on your Spanish vocab, folks (e.g. onion pron: "Se Boy Ya").

The main point of the Clarín article is to note how all these foodstuffs are no longer included in the Argentine gov't inflation statistics compiled by the bullshitters at INDEC, because according to the official stats people these products became "superfluous" in 2008. Convenient, no?