Inflation falls to 3.0 percent in October 2017
22 November 2017
Headline inflation fell to 3.0% in October 2017 from 3.2% in September 2017. Inflation fell for most commodity groups of Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Clothing & Footwear, Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas & Other Fuels, Recreation & Culture and Miscellaneous Goods & Services. The decline in these commodity groups was partly offset by rising inflation for Health and Restaurants & Hotels. Inflation was unchanged for Furnishing, Household Equipment & Routine Maintenance, Transport, Communication and Education.