The economic Activity Index increased to 122.2 points in November the Puerto Rico Planning Board reported on Tuesday. In November, the index increased by 3.5% annually while on a month over month analysis the index increased by 0.65%. On an annual comparison this is the ninth increase after a year of decreases due to the COVID pandemic. The increase is consistent with one if the components growing at a faster pace like employment. However, the EAI is composed additionally by energy consumption, cement sales and gasoline consumption. These are in a hassle right now because of worldwide issues. Higher energy costs and inflationary pressures are a concern due to current supply chain disruptions.
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