Private consumption fell 0.6% in January – El Sol de México

He private consumption Within the country, it fell 0.6 percent in January compared to the previous month, this after two consecutive growths, the Inegi reported this Wednesday.

The indicator, which measures the evolution of spending by households andn consumer goods and servicesboth of national and imported origin, began 2024 with its first contraction.

According to the Inegi report, this drop occurred mainly due to a decrease in the consumption of goods and services of national origin. While the consumption of imported products grew in the first month of the year.

In its comparison with January of last year, the indicator, on the contrary, grew 1.9 percentdriven by spending on imported goods.

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The Inegi indicated, however, that in the annual comparison the consumption of national goods It decreased 0.5 percent, this after four consecutive increases.

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