Trend of Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Neighbouring Countries; January-November, 2013

Country name

Jan, 2013

Feb, 2013

Mar, 2013

Apr, 2013

May, 2013

Jun, 2013

Jul, 2013

Aug, 2013

Sept, 2013

Oct, 2013

Nov,
2013

Tanzania

10.9

10.4

9.8

9.4

8.3

7.6

7.5

6.7

6.1

6.3

6.2

Kenya

3.67

4.45

4.11

4.14

4.05

4.91

6.02

6.67

8.29

7.76

7.36

Uganda

4.9

3.5

4.0

3.4

3.60

3.60*

5.1

7.3

8.0

8.1

6.8

*Revised

As shown in he table above, Tanzania has made great effort to control Annual Headline Inflation Rates from January to November, 2013.  Annual Headline Inflation Rates have shown a decreasing pattern from 10.9% in January, 2013 to 6.1% in September, 2013 and maintain stability of 6.3% and 6.2% for the months of October, 2013 and November, 2013 respectively. In addition, speed of price increase for goods and services in Tanzania from September, 2013 to November, 2013 is lower than the neighboaring countries of Uganda and Kenya.