As reported by the Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec), inflation was 3.6% in February. In this way, the rate of rise in prices marked a slowdown compared to December and January. The accumulated in the last twelve months is 40.7%, higher than in January, when it was 38.5%. The price of food and beverages was once again one of the sectors with the most pronounced increases, 3.8%. The biggest rise in the month was in the Restaurants and hotels sector, which grew 5.4% per month. It is followed by Transportation, which rose 4.8%, and Home equipment and maintenance, which increased 4.6% monthly.