Tag Archives: Inflation

August inflation higher than expected due to bread, pap price shocks

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintHelena Wasserman, Fin24, 18 September 2019 South Africa’s consumer inflation rose by 4.3% in August, compared to 4% in July. Read More

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Inflation at a seven-month low in July

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintKabelo Khumalo, IOL Business Report, 21 August 2019 South Africa’s inflation rate in July dropped to a seven-month low, opening the door for further interest rate cut when the South African Reserve Bank’s (Sarb) monetary policy committee meets next month. … Continue reading

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SA meat price inflation to remain subdued due to foot-and-mouth outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBekezela Phakathi, Business Day, 18 March 2019 SA’s meat price inflation could remain subdued in 2019 as a ban in exports could increase local supplies, according to the Agriculture Business Chamber (Agbiz), an organisation that represents commercial farmers and agribusiness. … Continue reading

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Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October – Stats SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintFin24, 21 November 2018 StatsSA announced on Wednesday that annual consumer price inflation had come in at 5.1% for October, 0.2 percentage points higher than the 4.9% for September. Read More

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Inflation eases to 4.8%

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLameez Omarjee, Fin24, 22 November 2017 Consumer price inflation eased to 4.8% for October, data from Statistics SA revealed. This is down from 5.1% reported for September 2017. On average, prices increased by 0.3% between September 2017 and October 2017, … Continue reading

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Inflation picks up a little faster than expected

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSunita Menon, Business Day, 18 October 2017 Inflation, as measured by the annual change in the consumer price index (CPI), accelerated to 5.1% in September from 4.8% in August. This was worse than the economists’ consensus of 4.9%, but remained … Continue reading

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