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Swine fever drives up China’s inflation in September

According to official data released on Tuesday, a sharp rise in the price of pork due to limited supply against the backdrop...

Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation falls to 4.8% in September as...

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation decreased to 4.8 per cent in September from 7.5 per cent in August, the statistics office said...

Turkish inflation sees steep decline in September

Turkey’s annualised inflation rate on Thursday fell sharply to 9.26 per cent in September from 15 per cent in August, official data revealed. According to...

Kenya’s inflation drops to 3.83%

Kenya’s year-on-year inflation fell to 3.83 per cent in September, from 5.0 per cent a month earlier due to lower food prices, the...

Kenya central bank says oil price spike won’t affect inflation

Kenya’s central bank governor said on Tuesday the oil price spike caused by an attack earlier this month on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil...

South African consumer inflation rises to 4.3%

South Africa’s headline consumer inflation quickened to 4.3 per cent year-on-year in August from 4.0 per cent in July, data from Statistics South Africa...

Sterling falls after weaker than expected inflation

Sterling fell on Wednesday after British prices in August grew at their slowest pace since late 2016, while concerns about whether a last-minute...

Zimbabwe’s monthly inflation fell in July

Inflation The monthly inflation rate, at 4.4 per cent in March, rose to 5.5 per cent in...

Zimbabwe’s mth/mth inflation falls to 21.04 % in July

Inflation Harare, Aug. 21, 2019 Zimbabwe’s month-on-month inflation rate fell to 21.04 per cent in July compared to 32.96 per cent the previous month as...

Expert calls for more private sector investment in agric to boost...

An Economist, Mr Rasheed Yusuf, has urged government to encourage more private investors into farming and the use of  improved seedlings to boost food...

NBS puts Nigeria’s inflation at 11.08% in July

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the country’s inflation measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 11.08 per cent (year-on-year) in...

South African consumer inflation flat 4.5% in June

 South Africa’s headline consumer inflation remained steady at 4.5 per cent year-on-year in June, unchanged from the May figure, data from Statistics South Africa...

Loan to Deposit Ratio: expert says directive will curb inflation

Yusuf, the Chief Executive Officer of Trust Yield Securities in Lagos, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...

Inflation drops to 11.22% in May

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation rate dropped to 11.22 per cent in...

Egypt annual inflation slows to 9.4%

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation eased to 9.4 per cent in June from 14.1% in May, official statistics agency CAPMAS said on Wednesday. Analysts...

Emefiele pledges to bring inflation to single digit within 5 years

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says he will bring inflation to single digit within the next five years. Emefiele made...

Statistician attributes inflation to Ramadan

A Statistician, Dr Olatunji Arowolo has attributed the increase in April Consumer Price Index (CPI) to Ramadan. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

Inflation: LCCI tasks FG on operating, production costs

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday advised the Federal Government to create an environment that would assist in...

Increase in food prices pushed inflation to 11.37 % in April...

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation increased by 11.37 per cent (year-on-year) in...

Kenya’s inflation shoots up to 6.58% in April

Inflation The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said inflation was 6.58 per cent year-on-year in April from 4.35 per cent a month earlier. On a month-on-month...

Inflation: experts task FG on right fiscal, monetary policies

Inflation Lagos, April 18, 2019 Some financial experts on Thursday said that single digit inflation target of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) could...

Drop in Nigeria’s inflation has no “practical significance’’ – statistician 

  Inflation Abuja, April 17, 2019 A Statistician, Dr Olusanya Olubusoye says the 0.06 per cent drop in Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March has...

South Africa’s consumer inflation rises in March

Inflation Statistics South Africa said in Johannesburg that on a month-on-month basis, prices rose 0.8 per cent, the same rate as in the previous month. It...

 Zimbabwe nearly doubles bread price as economic woes mount

  Zimbabwe nearly doubles bread price as economic woes mount Bread now costs 3.50 RTGS dollars a loaf, up from 1.80 on Monday, according to prices...