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National inflation increases to 5.6% in October

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Headline inflation as measured by the year-on-year change in the National Consumer Price Index increased to 5.6 percent in October 2019 from 5.0 percent in September 2019. 


The monthly increases of prices of items in the Food category contributed to this increase. Accordingly, Food inflation YoY increased to 7.3 percent in October 2019 from 4.9 percent in September 2019. 


However, Non-food inflation YoY recorded 4.3 percent, continuing its decreasing trend observed since May 2019. 

The change in the NCPI measured on an annual average basis increased to 2.8 percent in October 2019 from 2.3 percent in September 2019. 
 
Monthly change of NCPI recorded 1.0 percent in October 2019 and it was solely due to the price increases observed in the items of Food category. 
 
Within the Food category, prices of big onions, rice and vegetables recorded increases. 
 
Meanwhile, prices of items in the Non-Food category declined during the month owing to price decreases of the items in housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels; transport; and health sub-categories. 
 
The core inflation, which reflects the underlying inflation in the economy, remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in October 2019 on year-on-year basis. 
 
However, annual average core inflation increased to 5.4 percent in October 2019 from 5.2 percent in September 2019.
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