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Inflation accelerates in March after painful fuel price increase

Inflation accelerates in March after painful fuel price increase

17/04/2019 - 13:29
Another fuel price hike in March led to inflation hitting the midpoint of the Reserve Bank’s 3%-6% target range.  read more
Inflation falls to 4.5% for December

Inflation falls to 4.5% for December

23/01/2019 - 10:04
Annual headline consumer price inflation moderated to 4.5% for December, according to Statistics South Africa.  read more
With August's CPI lower than expected, a hike in interest rates will be a close call

With August's CPI lower than expected, a hike in interest rates will be a close call

19/09/2018 - 10:22
Consumer inflation surprised to the downside in August, lessening the likelihood of an interest-rate increase by the SA Reserve Bank. read more
Consumer inflation rises slightly faster than expected, led by fuel

Consumer inflation rises slightly faster than expected, led by fuel

23/08/2018 - 09:42
Inflation accelerated to a 10-month high of 5.1% in July from 4.6% in June, coming in slightly higher than economists anticipated. read more
Consecutive fuel hikes push June inflation to 5.9%

Consecutive fuel hikes push June inflation to 5.9%

27/07/2018 - 08:39
The unexpectedly large surge in producer price inflation to almost 6% in June, mainly as a result of fuel price pressures, bodes ill for SA’s inflation trajectory and interest rate outlook. read more
Agri SA pleased with slowing inflation

Agri SA pleased with slowing inflation

20/06/2018 - 15:01
Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released by Stats SA shows that annual consumer inflation slowed from 4,5% in April 2018 to 4,4% in May 2018. Month-on-month, the consumer price index increased by 0,2% in May 2018. read more
Positive inflation surprise raises hope of a rate cut

Positive inflation surprise raises hope of a rate cut

20/03/2018 - 14:30
Consumer inflation slowed to 4% in February — from 4.4% in January, and beating economists’ consensus of 4.2%. read more
Consumer inflation stabilises despite leap in fuel prices

Consumer inflation stabilises despite leap in fuel prices

24/01/2018 - 13:19
Consumer inflation edged up as expected in December, as a hefty fuel price increase of 70c a litre took a chunk out of consumers’ wallets but was counterbalanced by lower inflation elsewhere, including food.  read more
Consumer inflation slows again, after two months of increases

Consumer inflation slows again, after two months of increases

22/11/2017 - 11:56
Consumer inflation dipped as expected in October, thanks in part to smaller fuel price increases and a continued moderation of food inflation. read more
Increase expected in consumer inflation

Increase expected in consumer inflation

16/10/2017 - 10:18
The focus this week will be on the September consumer inflation figure and retail trade sales for August. Statistics SA will release both indicators on Wednesday. read more
Consumer inflation ticks up, but food inflation slows further

Consumer inflation ticks up, but food inflation slows further

20/09/2017 - 11:15
Consumer inflation picked up as expected in August, as higher fuel prices bit. read more
Consumer inflation slows, helped by food, fuel and power prices

Consumer inflation slows, helped by food, fuel and power prices

23/08/2017 - 15:01
Consumer inflation slowed much as expected in July, with the consumer price index rising 4.6% from a year earlier. read more
Consumer inflation stabilises within target range

Consumer inflation stabilises within target range

21/06/2017 - 10:37
Consumer inflation remained within the Reserve Bank's 3%-6% target range in May, with the consumer price index (CPI) ticking up to 5.4%, from 5.3% in April. read more
Consumer inflation slows as food prices moderate

Consumer inflation slows as food prices moderate

28/03/2017 - 14:34
February CPI inflation came in much as expected, though food inflation did not fall as far as some had expected. read more
Building blocks of CPI tap into our evolving lifestyles

Building blocks of CPI tap into our evolving lifestyles

17/02/2017 - 09:35
The January inflation figure is based on a new updated product basket and weights. Patrick Kelly explores what this means. read more
Consumer inflation slows more than expected in January

Consumer inflation slows more than expected in January

15/02/2017 - 13:57
Inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), moderated to 6.6% in January from December’s 6.8%. read more
Consumer inflation ticks up, food prices still rising fast

Consumer inflation ticks up, food prices still rising fast

14/12/2016 - 15:07
Consumer inflation ticked up slightly as expected in November, remaining firmly outside the Reserve Bank’s 3%-6% target range.  read more
Consumer inflation speeds up

Consumer inflation speeds up

23/11/2016 - 10:53
Consumer inflation moved further outside the Reserve Bank’s 3%-6% target range in October, as some economists had expected. read more
Namibia's Inflation in 2014 seen at 6,5% after rebasing

Namibia's Inflation in 2014 seen at 6,5% after rebasing

05/12/2013 - 09:41
SIMONIS Storm Securities expect inflation to hover above 6,5% next year based on a lower base this year but additionally based on the price movements in key categories.  read more
Nigeria inflation hits new five-year low

Nigeria inflation hits new five-year low

20/09/2013 - 09:07
Abuja - Nigeria's year-on-year consumer inflation fell to 8.2% in August, lower than July's 8.7% figure, the statistics bureau said on Tuesday, and touching a new 5-year low. read more
Nigeria inflation hits 4-month high

Nigeria inflation hits 4-month high

18/12/2012 - 07:35
Abuja - Nigeria's consumer inflation rose to its highest in four months in November as the impact of the country's worst flooding in 50 years pushed up the cost of food, data showed on Monday. read more
China's factory output jumps to new high

China's factory output jumps to new high

10/12/2012 - 08:07
Beijing - Growth in China's factory output and retail sales jumped to eight-month highs in November as consumer inflation bounced off 33-month lows in the latest sign that its economy is snapping out of a protracted slump.  read more
New producer and consumer inflation measures to come in 2013

New producer and consumer inflation measures to come in 2013

24/07/2012 - 08:43
Statistics South Africa plans to launch revamped measures of producer and consumer inflation from the start of next year, with the first publication of the new data due in February. read more
Global inflation mostly within target ranges

Global inflation mostly within target ranges

24/07/2012 - 08:31
Most inflation targeting countries, including South Africa, have experienced “fairly benign outcomes” in recent months. The Reserve Bank’s annual economic report, released yesterday, attributed the trend largely to “moderation in international food and commodity prices”. read more
Retail sales dim rate cut hopes

Retail sales dim rate cut hopes

19/07/2012 - 09:20
Johannesburg - Growth in South Africa's retail sales accelerated above expections in May, data showed on Wednesday, denting any chance the Reserve Bank will trim interest rates from current three-decade lows this week. read more
Consumer inflation slows again

Consumer inflation slows again

18/04/2012 - 11:42
Johannesburg - South Africa’s consumer inflation slowed to 6.0% year-on-year in March, in line with market consensus from 6.1% in February, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.  read more
SA's repo rate seen steady at 5.5%

SA's repo rate seen steady at 5.5%

26/03/2012 - 08:12
Johannesburg - The Reserve Bank will probably keep its repo rate at its current three decade lows next week to give the struggling economy more leeway, although higher electricity and fuel costs could force it to start tightening policy later in the year. read more
Less pressure for rates rise as CPI slows

Less pressure for rates rise as CPI slows

23/03/2012 - 07:33
Johannesburg - South Africa’s targeted consumer inflation slowed unexpectedly in February, data showed on Thursday, suggesting price pressures that have pushed it above the Reserve Bank’s target are ebbing and giving the bank leeway to keep interest rates on hold. read more
SA factory gate prices ease

SA factory gate prices ease

24/02/2012 - 08:14
Johannesburg - Statistics South Africa said on Thursday producer inflation, which represents domestic output, slowed to 8.9% year-on-year (y/y) in January from 9.8% in December.  read more
Consumer inflation edges up to 6.3%

Consumer inflation edges up to 6.3%

23/02/2012 - 09:34
Johannesburg - South Africa’s targeted consumer price inflation (CPI) quickened to 6.3% year-on-year (y/y) in January, from 6.1% in December, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. read more
Consumer inflation edges up

Consumer inflation edges up

19/05/2011 - 07:56
Johannesburg - South Africa's consumer inflation edged up slightly to 4.2% year-on-year (y/y) in April, from 4.1% in March, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday.  read more