CPI April 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 April, 2018 has decreased to 3.8% from 3.9% recorded in March, 2018.

The decrease of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities in the year ending April, 2018 has decreased compared to the speed of price change recorded in the year ended March, 2018. The overall index went up to 113.20 in April, 2018 from 109.04 recorded in April, 2017. Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages Inflation Rate for the month of April, 2018 has decreased to 3.6% from 4.7% recorded in March, 2018.

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