The Warehouse Center updated that inflation in May was 9.57%
This is indicated by the Economic and Social Report that it produces every month. It means a price rise of 43.30% so far this year.
The Total Basic Basket, which determines the poverty line for a family of four, stood at $231,403. On the other hand, the same family model needed $127,587 to overcome the poverty line.
The foods that increased the most during May were sugar (46%), butter (25.35%), salt crackers (24%), cornmeal (22%) and sunflower oil (20%) .
The report also reveals that 46.9% of the households consulted could not access the total Basic Food Basket during May.
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