Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Some Neighbouring Countries;January – June, 2015

Country Name Jan, 2015 Feb, 2015 Mar, 2015 Apr, 2015 May, 2015 June, 2015
Tanzania 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.5 5.3 6.1
Kenya 5.53 5.61 6.31 7.08 6.87 7.03
Uganda 1.3 1.4 1.90 3.60 4.90 4.90

The Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the three selected East African Community (EAC) Member States of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda have shown similar pattern since January, 2015 with Kenya having the highest Inflation rates, followed by Tanzania and Uganda. Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of June, 2015 in Tanzania has increased to 6.1% from to 5.3% recorded in May, 2015. In Kenya, Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of June, 2015 has also increased to 7.03% in June, 2015 from 6.87% recorded in May, 2015. On the other hand, Annual Headline Inflation Rate in Uganda has stagnated at 4.90% in June, 2015 as it was recorded in May, 2015.