Tag Archives: Inflation

Inflation rises to its highest level in five years

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNaledi Ngcobo, SABC News, 22 June 2022  The consumer price inflation increased to 6.5% in May 2022, from 5.9% in April 2022, according to data released by Statistics South Africa on Wednesday. Read More

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Inflation remains at 5.9% in April, with food and transport costs causing concern

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 18 May 2022 Inflation remained at 5.9% in April, the same as in March, but 0,6% higher compared to April in 2021, with the annual inflation rate for goods at 8,5%, down from 8,7% in March … Continue reading

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Inflation hits 5% for the second time in 2021

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 20 October 2021 Inflation reached 5% for the second time this year in September 2021 with 5.0%, 0.2% up from 4.9% in August and 4.6% in July, representing the fifth consecutive month with annual inflation above … Continue reading

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Inflation highest since November 2018

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 23 June 2021 Inflation reached its highest peak since November 2018 when it also hit 5.2%, after reaching 4.4% in April. Read More

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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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