10 July 2022

Rwanda's inflation is 13.7 pct year on year in June 2022

Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation increased by 13.7 percent year on year in June 2022 up from 12.6 percent in May 2022.

In June 2022, Food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 25.1 percent on annual basis and decreased by 0.1 percent on monthly basis. ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ increased by 7.9 percent on annual basis and increased by 0.1 percent on monthly basis. Transport increased by 11.5 percent on annual basis and increased by 3 percent on monthly basis. Restaurants and hotels increased by 14.3 percent on annual change and increased by 0.3 percent on monthly basis.

The data also show the “local products” increased by 12.6 percent on annual change and increased by 0.7 percent on monthly basis, while prices of the “imported products” increased by 16.9 percent on annual basis and increased by 0.9 percent on monthly basis.

The prices of the “fresh products” increased by 22.2 percent on annual change and increased by 2.6 percent on monthly basis.

The prices of the “energy” increased by 18.2 percent on annual change and increased by 0.7 percent on monthly basis.

The prices of the “general Index excluding fresh products and energy” increased by 11.2 percent on annual change and increased by 0.3 percent on monthly basis.

By MUTETIJABIRO Lucie