CPI - Neighboring Countries May 2011


The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) announced that the annual inflation rate for the year ending May 2011 rose to 16% from the 14.1% that was recorded for the year ended April 2011. Food crops registered an annual inflation rate 44.1% for the year ending May 2011 compared to 39.3% registered in April 2011.

Kenya’s overall inflation rate increased to 12.95 percent in May 2011 from 12.05 percent registered in the year ended March 2011. This increase is highly attributed to higher food inflation rate (20.12%) registered in year ended May 2011.