Argentina: Coca Cola 500 ml increased by almost 100% in the last year
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Argentina: Coca Cola 500 ml increased by almost 100% in the last year

Mendoza : Argentina | Jul 09, 2011 at 8:49 AM PDT
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Since last Monday, that bottle costs $ 4.5 in Mendoza. In the same month last year was $ 2.5.

MENDOZA (QPJ) .- The inflation is eating into more and more pockets of Argentines.Coinciding with the increase of 1,000 pesos from the total basket in the last year, CocaCola soft drinks increase again, this time 500 ml now going to cost 4.5 pesos. Thiscreates confusion among consumers as a year ago with the same price you could get them to buy the pints.

Despite these increases that poorer and the middle class in Argentina, President Cristina Kirchner continues to deny the reality of inflation in the country and neverthelessremains a favorite for the October elections.

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MENDOZA (QPJ).- La inflación sigue carcomiendo cada vez más los bolsillos de los argentinos. En coincidencia con el incremento de 1.000 pesos de la canasta básica total en el último año, Coca Cola volvió a aumentar sus gaseosas, esta vez la de 500 ml, pasando a costar ahora 4,5 pesos. De este modo genera una confusión en los consumidores, ya que hace un año con ese mismo precio uno podía llegar a comprar la de litro y medio.

Pese a todos estos aumentos que empobrecen más a la clase media argentina, la presidenta Cristina Kirchner sigue negando esta realidad inflacionaria en el país y pese a ello se mantiene favorita para las elecciones de octubre.

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