10 December 2015
Rwanda's CPI up 4.8 pct year on year in November 2015
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen4.8 percent year on year inNovember 2015, up from2.9 percent in October 2015.
In November2015, ‘Food and non-alcoholic beverages’, ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ and Transport rose by10.5 percent, 3.6 percent and2.0 percentrespectively.
The data also show the “local goods” increased by 6.1 percent on annual change and1.6 percent on a monthly basis, while prices of the “imported products” increased by 1.0 percent on annual basis anddecreased by 0.2 percent on a monthly basis.The prices of the “fresh products” increased by16.5percent on annual change and increased by 3.2 percent on a monthly basis.
By: Lucie MUTETIJABIRO
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