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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 14 January 2019

In brief: Brazil

* Brazil’s national statistics agency (IBGE) has released the latest figures of its consumer price index (IPCA) which show that monthly inflation in December 2018 was 0.15%. Annual inflation closed at 3.75% in 2018, up from 2.95% in 2017, and within the 4.5% target set by the federal government.