Articles tagged 'cpi'

Uptake of bond notes, cash crisis spike inflation 23 April 2017 HARARE - The increasing uptake of bond notes and worsening cash shortages inducing premiums on products is pushing up inflation, leading think-tanks have said. This comes after consumer price index (CPI) inflation continued on its upward trajectory last month after more than two years of defla...
Zim retailers struggle to remain profitable 29 January 2017 HARARE - Local retailers are struggling to remain profitable in the wake of acute cash shortages, an increasingly menacing informal sector and deteriorating economic conditions, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) said. CZR president Denford Mutashu told the businessdaily that with c...
Zim inflation gains further 16 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's year-on-year inflation continues to surge ahead after gaining 0,37 percentage points on the September 2016 rate of -1,33 percent to close October at -0,95 percent, latest figures show. Data released by the country's statistical agent, Zimstat, yesterday revealed that prices...
Zim inflation static at -2,47pc 18 January 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's consumer prices fell by 2,47 percent in December 2015, slightly unchanged from the same rate in November which was at -2,46 percent, statistical agency Zimstats said on Friday. On a month-on-month basis, prices declined by 0,11 percent shedding 0,27 percentage points on ...
Zim deflation persists 17 September 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's annual inflation for August has remained in the negative territory at 2,77 percent, official statistics released on Wednesday show. Figures released by the Zimbabwe Statistical agency (Zimstat) revealed that prices as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI) dec...
Inflation continues on downtrend 17 December 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's year-on-year inflation declined to 0,54 percent in November from 0,59 percent recorded previous month despite the liquidity crisis in the country. Inflation in this year’s forecast is expected to close at around 3,9 percent and predicted to decline further as the country’s ...
Inflation declines 18 November 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's annual inflation retreated by 0, 27 percentage points to settle at 0,59 percent in October 2013 from 0,86 percent recorded in prior month, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStats) said. This means that prices as measured by the all items' Consumer Price Index (CPI...
Inflation drops 17 October 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's year-on-year inflation rate shed 0,42 percentage points to settle at 0,86 percent in September on the back of easing food and non-alcoholic beverages prices, Zimstats said yesterday. The national statistics agency said prices, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Ind...
Inflation rises 16 September 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's year-on-year consumer inflation surged for the first time in seven months to 1,28 percent in August from 1,25 percent recorded in July. From January to July this year, the country's inflation rate has been decreasing from 2,98 percent to 1,25 percent. The Zimbabwe Nation...