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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:52 - Updated Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:52

Inflation reaches 1.2 per cent in July

Luanda - Inflation, measured through the National Consumption Price Index (IPCN), recorded last July an increase of 1.2 per cent.

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Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages contributed the most to the inflation rise in July

Photo: Pedro Parente

According to a note from the National Statistics Institute (INE) the category Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages contributed the most to that inflation (0.5%), followed by Clothes and Footwear (0.17%), Diverse Goods and Services (0.15%), Furniture, Domestic Appliances and Servicing Equipment with 0.10%.    

The provinces that recorded the highest inflation rate were Malanje (3.11%), Bengo (1.89%), Cunene (1.75% %) and Uige (1.58%).

The provinces that recorded the lowest inflation rate were Lunda Sul (0.76%), Cuando Cubango (0.81%), Namibe and Cabinda with 0.88%.

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