16 May 2016
Rwanda's CPI up 4.7 pct year on year in April 2016
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen4.7 percent year on year inApril2016up from 4.6 percent in March 2016.
In April2016,‘Food and non-alcoholic beverages’,‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’and Transport rose by5.6percent,3.9 percent and7.6 percentrespectively.
The data also show the “local goods” increased by 4.8percent on annual change andincreased by 0.4 percent on a monthly basis, while prices of the “imported products” increased by 4.2 percent on annual basis andincreased by 2.0 percent on a monthly basis.
The prices of the “fresh products” increased by7.7percent on annual change and increased by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis.
By : Lucie MUTETIJABIRO
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