Inflation in the United States picked up steam again in May, according to the CPI consumer price index, which reached 8.6% in 12 months, the highest result since December 1981, according to Labor Department data released on Friday. -fair.
In comparison with the month of April, the price increase was 1.0%, while between March and April the increase was 0.3%.
The result surpassed analysts’ forecasts. Gasoline, in particular, rose 4.1% in May. Other sectors with price increases were housing, plane tickets and vehicles.