CPI December 2017

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 December, 2017 has further decreased to 4.0% from 4.4% recorded in November, 2017.

This decrease in headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities in the year ending December, 2017 has decreased compared to the speed of price change recorded in the year ended November, 2017.

The overall index went up to 109.21 in December, 2017 from 105.04 recorded in December, 2016. Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages Inflation Rate for the month of December, 2017 has further decreased to 6.2% from 7.4% recorded in November, 2017.  

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