Consumer Price Index Inflation Rises; Growth Slows
  • WebDesk BTVI
  • Apr 12 2019

A five month high, for retail inflation rose from 2.57% in February 2019 to 2.86% in March 2019. Among the Consumer Price Index inflation components, the food and beverages inflation increased to 0.66% in March 2019 from (-) 0.07% in February 2019. However, oil prices have taken a toll, due to OPEC cut. making it difficult for NPC to cut the rates further.