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 January, 2020 has decreased to 3.7% from 3.8% recorded in December, 2019.

The decrease of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities for the year ended January, 2020 has decreased compared to the speed of price change recorded for the year ended December, 2019. The overall index went up to 117.60 in January, 2020 from 113.38 recorded in January, 2019.

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