Annual inflation rate unchanged at 3.1% in July 2018
20 August 2018
Annual inflation rate in July 2018 was 3.1%, same rate as in June 2018. Several group indices recorded upward and downward marginal changes between June and July, while inflation remained unchanged for Health, Communication, Education and Restaurants & Hotels during the period. The trimmed mean measure of core inflation decreased to 3.1% in July 2018 down from 3.2% recorded in June 2018, inflation excluding administered prices also declined to 1.7% from 1.8% during the period.