CPI March 2018

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 March, 2018 has decreased to 3.9% from 4.1% recorded in February, 2018.

The decrease of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities in the year ending March, 2018 has decreased compared to the speed of price change recorded in the year ended February, 2018. The overall index went up to 112.70 in March, 2018 from 108.44 recorded in March, 2017. Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages Inflation Rate for the month of March, 2018 has decreased to 4.7% from 5.4% recorded in February, 2018. 

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