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Consumer Price Index - 2nd Quarter 2016

Highlights

  

The Consumer Price Index, which stood at 111.1 in March 2016, registered a net decrease of  2.7 points (or 2.4%) to reach 108.4 in June 2016.
 
The main reasons for the net decrease in the CPI from March to June 2016 were:
-            lower prices of vegetables, traders’ rice and some other food products;
-            lower prices of some other goods and services;
partly offset by
-            higher prices of fish and meat;
-            higher prices of furniture;
-            higher prices of air tickets and motor vehicles.
 
 
The headline inflation rate for the twelve months ending June 2016 works out to 0.9%, compared to 1.7% for the twelve months ending June 2015. 
 
The headline inflation rate excluding “Alcoholic beverages and tobacco” for the twelve months ending June 2016 works out to 0.6% compared to 1.7% for the twelve months ending June 2015. 
 

 

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Statistics Mauritius
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
15 July 2016