Yearly inflation rate has reached 8.07 percent during January in Mexicali — the highest in the last 22 years, according to media reports.

News website Tribuna Económica reported that price increase was pushed basically by food and fuel.

Based on reports released by the National Institute of Geography and Statistics, the website said yearly food prices increased 13.62 percent, while monthly prices climbed 1.01 percent — the third highest nationwide and the highest in the last eleven months.

While the price of limes increased 208.82 percent and onions 71.65 percent, meat did so 22.32 percent, tortillas 15.43 percent, eggs 11.45 percent, chicken 11.01 percent and milk 11.08 percent, according to the report.

At the same time, premium gasoline increased 21.50 percent, energy did so as well 4.01 percent.

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