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Bus/Financial - Economics
|Spanish term or phrase: canasta básica|
|la canasta básica es el conjunto de productos básicos e indispensables (alimenticios, de limpieza, aseo personal, etc)que se usa como referencia para cálculos de índices de inflación, costo de vida, etc. Ej. el costo de la canasta básica se ha incrementado en un 7% en el último trimestre.|
|English translation:consumer basket|
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The basket of consumer goods or consumer basket is the market basket intended for tracking the prices of consumer goods and services, i.e., it is a sample of goods and services, offered at the consumer market. The consumer basket is the base for the definition of the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
The list used for such an analysis would contain a number of the most commonly bought food and household items. The variations in the prices of the items on the list from month to month give an indication of the overall development of price trends.
The market basket may be further classified into Household Items, Personal Goods and Services, Tobacco, Leisure Goods, Households Services, Housing, Alcoholic Drinks and other categories, depending on the country's survey.
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"basic food basket"
Es mi recomendación "con comillas".
| Maru Villanueva|
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