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 May, 2020 has decreased to 3.2% from 3.3% recorded in April, 2020.

The decrease of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities for the year ended May, 2020 has decreased compared to the speed recorded for the year ended April, 2020. The overall index went up to 120.93 in May, 2020 from 117.23 recorded in May, 2019.

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