High food prices push retail inflation to eight-month high of 3.18% in June

According to the data released from the Central Statistics Office(CSO), retail inflation has reached an eight-month high of 3.18% in June,2019. This is mainly due to costlier food items.As per the data,Inflation in the food basket rose to 2.17% in June,2019 up from 1.83% in May 2019. Retail inflation is based on the Consumer Price… Continue reading High food prices push retail inflation to eight-month high of 3.18% in June

CPI inflation quickens to six-month high of 2.92% on food, fuel prices

According to the data released from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), retail inflation for the month of January has increased to a six month high of 2.92%.This has been primarily due to increase in food prices including vegetables, meat, fish and eggs. Retail inflation is based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI).CPI measures changes in… Continue reading CPI inflation quickens to six-month high of 2.92% on food, fuel prices