RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a strong increase in February, inflation in March continued with a sustained upward trend despite the measures taken by the Government to try to contain prices.
The increase in tariffs, schools, fuels, and prepaid services are some of the factors that contributed to the upward trend. According to private sector estimates, inflation will be "at least 5%" in the month.
"It has been 17 months since core inflation, which is the one . . .