Inflation rates for neighboring countries - October 2011

The Uganda annual headline inflation rate for the year-ending October 2011 increased to 30.5% from 28.3% at the end of September 2011. Such a surge is highly attributed to food inflation rate of 45.8% recorded in October 2011.

Kenya’s overall inflation rate increased to 18.91 percent in October 2011 from 17.32 percent recorded inSeptember 2011. This increase is highly attributed to higher food inflation rate (26.20%) registered in year ended October 2011.