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Total bankruptcy filings in Puerto Rico in September 2021 were 318.Compared to August 2021, bankruptcy filings increased by 5%. When compared to September 2020, bankruptcy filings reduced by 28%. There is a year-to-date total of 2,967 bankruptcy filings. Compared to 2020, in 2021 there have been 31.16% fewer bankruptcy filings. Chapter 7 is available to...
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Total Retail Sales in June 2021 in Puerto Rico reached a total of $3.33 billion, 13% higher than June 2020. Sales for the year to date reached a total of $18 billion, 35.1% higher than the same period in 2020 and 20% higher than in 2019. Large non-chain stores increased their sales the most compared...
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Se logro evitar un cierre del gobierno federal de los Estados Unidos gracias a un acuerdo que logró extender los fondos disponibles para el funcionamiento del gobierno hasta el 3 de diciembre. Esta discusión en el Congreso se debe al limite de deuda del gobierno federal. Este limite es el total que el tesoro federal...
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The economic activity index for Puerto Rico for the month of July came in at 119.2. Compared to the previous month of June, there was a 0.3% increase, while compared to July 2020, there was a 5% increase. After several months of increased recovery in 2020, the economic activity index has stagnated in 2021, hovering...
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El índice de precios al consumidor en Puerto Rico durante el mes de agosto llegó a un total de 122.48. Comparado con agosto del 2020, hubo un aumento, o tasa de inflación, de 3.3%. Al compararse con el mes anterior, hubo un aumento de 0.4%. Este fue el duodécimo mes consecutivo con un aumento en...
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Inflation August 2021 The consumer price index for the month of August in Puerto Rico was 122.48. Compared to August 2020, the consumer price index had a 3.3% increase. Compared to the previous month of July, there was a 0.4% increase. This was the 12th consecutive month with an increase in the index. Recent supply...
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Retail sales in Puerto Rico for the month of May 2021 totaled $3.347 billion. Compared to the previous month of April, sales increased by $397 million, or 13.5%. Since April and May of 2020 were affected by the COVID lockdown executive orders, year over year comparisons will be made with 2019 in order to provide...
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Total bankruptcies for all chapters in August 2021 stood at 303, 13 more than in July. When compared with August 2020, this year is -28% less. The accumulated total in 2021 is 2,639 bankruptcies, 24% less than for the same period in 2020. Chapter 7 bankruptcies in August were 129, the first increase month over...
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In June 2021, the Consumer Price Index stood at 270.98. When compared to May 2021, the index grew by 0.9%. It has been the most significant month-to-month increase since 2008. When compared to June 2020, the index reflects inflation of 5.1%, which is the largest increase year to year since 2008. An increase of the...
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The consumer price index for June 2021 in Puerto Rico stood at 121.38. Compared to June 2020, the consumer price index rose by 2.7%. This large year over year increase is mostly due to deflation seen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Decreases in demand for many goods and services during the pandemic led...
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