CPI February 2016

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

The Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of February, 2016 has decreased to 5.6% from 6.5% recorded in January, 2016.

The decrease of Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the year ending February, 2016 explains that, the speed of price increase for commodities in the year ending February, 2016 has decreased as compared to the speed of price increase recorded for the year ended January, 2016.

The overall rebased index went up to 101.44 in February, 2016 from 96.03 which is the rebased index recorded in February, 2015. Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages Inflation Rate for the Month of February 2016 has decreased to 9.5% from 10.7% recorded in January, 2016.

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