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Statistics Mauritius (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development)

CPI 2nd Quarter 2015

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
 
2nd Quarter 2015
 
Highlights
 
 
The Consumer Price Index, which stood at 110.1 in March 2015, registered a net decrease of         2.9 points (or 2.6%) to reach 107.2 in June 2015.
 
The main reasons for the net decrease in the CPI from March to June 2015 were:
-            lower prices of vegetables;
-            lower interest rates on housing loan;
-            lower prices of air tickets;
partly offset by
-            higher prices of fish, fruits, meat, trader’s rice and other food products ;
-            higher prices of cigarettes, furniture, motor vehicles and some other goods and services.
 
The headline inflation rate for the twelve months ending June 2015 works out to 1.7% compared to 4.0% for the twelve months ending June 2014.
 
The headline inflation rate excluding ‘Alcoholic beverages and tobacco’ for the twelve months ending June 2015 works out to 1.7% compared to 3.3% for the twelve months ending June 2014.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Statistics Mauritius
  Ministry of Finance and Economic Development                                      
  15 July 2015