Food inflation rises to 16.6% in September

Food inflation continued on the upward trajectory in September 2020 rising to 16.6% from 16% in August.

According to the September CPI/Inflation report released this morning by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the Headline index increased in a month-to-month basis by 1.48 per cent in September.

This is 0.14 per cent rate higher than the rate recorded in August 2020 (1.34) per cent.

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Core Inflation at 10.58 per cent in Sept 2020 from 10.52 per cent in Aug 2020.

“On a month-on-month basis, the Headline index increased by 1.48 per cent in September 2020. This is 0.14 per cent rate higher than the rate recorded in August 2020 (1.34) per cent,” the report read.


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