Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Some Neighbouring Countries; January – August,2017

Country Name

Jan, 2017

Feb, 2017

Mar, 2017

Apr, 2017

May, 2017

Jun, 2017

Jul, 2017

Aug, 2017

Sept, 2017

Oct, 2017

Nov, 2017

Dec, 2017

Tanzania

5.2

5.5

6.4

6.4

6.1

5.4

5.2

5.0

       

Kenya

6.99

9.04

10.28

11.48

11.70

9.21

7.47

8.04

       

Uganda

5.9

6.7

6.4

6.8

7.2

6.4

5.70

5.20

       

The Annual Headline Inflation Rates for the three selected East African Community (EAC) Member States of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. The price movement for the month of August, 2017 has shown a downward trend for Uganda and Tanzania with inflation rates of 5.20% and 5.0% respectively. On the other hand, Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of August, 2017 in Kenya has increased to 8.04% from 7.47% recorded in July, 2017.