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Inflation increases to 10.6% in February


The inflation for February 2018 reached 10.6 percent. This represents a 0.3 percent rise in the inflation rate compared to the January 2018 inflation of 10.3 percent. Inflation measures the average change over time in the general prices of goods and services purchased by consumers within a particular period of time. The Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh attributed the increase ...

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Inflation drops again to 11.6%


The Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) has dropped again to 11.6 percent in October 2017. The figure went down by 0.9 percent from the 12.2 percent recorded in September 2017. This is the seventh time that inflation has dropped this year with some marginal increases between the ten month period [January to October 2017]. The CPI measures the average change over ...

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Inflation hits 12.3% in August


Ghana’s inflation reached 12.3 percent in August 2017. This represents a negative 0.2 percent change in the inflation rate between July and August 2017. The inflation for July 2017 stood at 11.9 percent. Inflation measures the average rise in the prices of all consumer goods and services in the country. The inflation rate for August 2017 is the second time ...

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Inflation drops to 15.5% in November

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Ghana’s inflation for November 2016 reached 15.5 percent. This represents a 0.3 percent down from the 15.8 percent recorded in October this year. According to the Ghana Statistical Service, the monthly change rate in inflation for November also declined from 1.4 to 0.8 percent between October and November this year. The figure is also the lowest in the last twelve ...

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Inflation hits 17.2 percent in September

Dr.Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

Inflation for September 2016 went up to 17.2 percent. This represents a 0.3 percent increase compared to the 16.9 percent recorded in August this year. The monthly change rate between August and September was 0.2 percent; down from the negative 0.6 percent recorded in August 2016. Figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) also indicated that inflation for the ...

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