Nigeria: Inflation continues downward trend in SeptemberInflation continues downward trend in October
Consumer prices rose 0.98% in October, down from September’s 1.15% increase. This marked a three-month low and was driven by a softer rise in food prices.
Inflation eased to a 10-month low of 16.0% in October (September: 16.6%). The trend, however, pointed up as annual average inflation rose to 17.0% in October from September’s 16.8%. Lastly, core inflation, which excludes volatile agricultural produce, clocked in at 13.2% in October from 13.7% in September.