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Urayoan Otero
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A total of 75,117 cruise ship passengers arrived in the island in March 2022.  This represents an increase of 19,830 passengers or 35.9% when compared to March 2020.  When compared to February 2022 passenger traffic increased by 40,778 or 118.8%. These passengers were distributed among 46 separate trips.  When compared to March 2020 total trips...
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Cement sales reached 1,297.4 thousand 94-pound sacks in April 2022, while production reached 705.5 94-pound sacks. When compared to March 2022 sales decreased by 59.2 thousand units or 7.7%. When compared to April 2021, sales increased by 70.6 thousand units or 11.1%. Meanwhile, when compared to March 2022 production decreased by 174.6 thousand units or...
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Cement sales reached 1,297.4 thousand 94-pound sacks in April 2022, while production reached 705.5 94-pound sacks. When compared to March 2022 sales decreased by 59.2 thousand units or 7.7%. When compared to April 2021, sales increased by 70.6 thousand units or 11.1%. Meanwhile, when compared to March 2022 production decreased by 174.6 thousand units or...
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The Economic Activity Index (EAI) is a measure of the island economic activity calculated by the Economic Development Bank of Puerto Rico.  It is based of four macroeconomic indicators, Total Non-Farm Payroll, Electric Power Generation, Gas Consumption and Cement Sales.   Altogether these indicators closely model trends in the islands production, because of this, changes in...
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The Economic Activity Index (EAI) is a measure of the island economic activity calculated by the Economic Development Bank of Puerto Rico.  It is based of four macroeconomic indicators, Total Non-Farm Payroll, Electric Power Generation, Gas Consumption and Cement Sales.   Altogether these indicators closely model trends in the islands production, because of this, changes in...
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Según los últimos datos publicados por la Oficina de Estadísticas Laborales de Estados Unidos, la inflación en marzo alcanzó el 8.5%. Esto significa que, en promedio, los bienes y servicios eran un 8.5% más caros en marzo de 2022 que en marzo de 2021. Para decirlo claramente, $ 1 en dólares de marzo de 2022...
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According to the latest data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, inflation in March reached 8.5%.  This means that on average goods and services were 8.5% more expensive on March 2022 than on March 2021.  To put it plainly, $1 in March 2022 dollars will buy you the same amount of goods that...
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According to the latest data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, inflation in March reached 8.5%.  This means that on average goods and services were 8.5% more expensive on March 2022 than on March 2021.  To put it plainly, $1 in March 2022 dollars will buy you the same amount of goods that...
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Bankruptcy filings in March 2022 totaled 414, 14 or 3.5% more than in March 2021.  When compared to February 2022 total bankruptcy filings increased by 119 or 40.3%. It’s worth noting that March 2020 reported the highest amount of bankruptcy filings since December 2020 when filings peaked at 453. Out of the 414 bankruptcies reported...
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Loans made by credit unions reached a total of $5.6 billion in 2021, their highest point since 2010. When compared to 2020 loans increased by $419.7 million or 8%.  When compared to 2019 loans increased by $427.9 million or 8.2%.  This is a significant contrast to the decline seen in loans and leases made by...
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