CPI-April-2020

1. 1.0 HIGH LIGHTS OF CPI FOR APRIL 2020
1.1 ANNUAL INFLATION
The Annual Headline Inflation for the year ending April 2020 is recorded as 6.3 percent compared to the 5.6 percent recorded for the year ended March 2020.
Annual Core Inflation increased by 6.0 percent for the year ending April 2020 compared to 5.0 percent for the year ended March 2020. This was driven by the Goat/Sheep meat inflation increased at 29.4 percent for the year ending April 2020 compared to 28.1 percent recorded for the ended year March 2020. Similarly, dried, salted meat inflation increased at 20.5 percent for the year ending April 2020 compared to 15.1 percent recorded for the year ended March 2020. In particular, Other Spices inflation increased by 27.7 percent for the year ending April 2020 compared to 19.8 percent recorded for the year ended March 2020. Also, Services inflation increased by 7.5 percent for the year ending April 2020 compared to 2.1 percent recorded for the year ended March 2020.

CPI Price Index -April_ 2020