CPI August 2012

The Headline Inflation Rate measures inflation rates when all items in the fixed CPI basket are included.

The Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of August, 2012 has further declined to 14.9% compared to 15.7% recorded in July, 2012.

The decrease of Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of August, 2012 explains that, the speed of price increase for commodities in August, 2012 has further decreased compared to the speed recorded in July, 2012. However, the overall index went up to 131.09 in August, 2012 from 114.08 recorded in August, 2011.

Food and Non alcoholic beverages Inflation Rate has decreased to 18.8% in August 2012 from 20.8 % recorded in July, 2012.

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