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 September, 2018 has slightly increased to 3.4% from 3.3% recorded in August, 2018.

The increase of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities for the year ended September, 2018 has slightly increased compared to the speed of the price change recorded for the year ended August, 2018. The overall index went up to 112.12 in September, 2018 from 108.48 recorded in September, 2017. 

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