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Consumer Price Index Sep 2015

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
 
3rd Quarter 2015
 
Highlights
 
 
1.      The Consumer Price Index, which stood at 107.2 in June 2015, registered a net increase of  1.4 points (or 1.3%) to reach 108.6 in September 2015.
 
2.      The main reasons for the net increase in the CPI from June to September 2015 were:
-       higher prices of vegetables;
-          higher prices of meat and other food products;
-       higher internet connection fees;
-       higher prices of some other goods and services;
                        partly offset by
-          lower prices of milk;
-       lower mobile phone charges.
 
 
3.      The headline inflation rate for the twelve months ending September 2015 works out to 1.2% compared to 3.9% for the twelve months ending September 2014.
 
4.      The headline inflation rate excluding ‘Alcoholic beverages and tobacco’ for the twelve months ending September 2015 works out to 1.1% compared to 3.4% for the twelve months ending September 2014.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Statistics Mauritius
  Ministry of Finance and Economic Development                                      
  15 October 2015