Rwanda's CPI up 0.7 pct year on year in February 2015
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen 0.7 percent year on year in February 2015, down from 1.4 percent in January 2015.
In February 2015, “Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels” rose by 3.6 percent while Transport decreased by 4.3 percent.
The data also show the “local goods” increased by 1.1 percent on annual change and increased by 0.7 percent on a monthly basis, while prices of the “imported products” decreased by 0.3 percent on annual basis and decreased by 0.2 on a monthly basis.
The prices of the “fresh products” decreased by 2.9 percent between February 2015 and February 2014.
By: Lucie Mutetijabiro