United Arab Emirates Inflation August 2018

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United Arab Emirates: Inflation inches up in August

October 26, 2018

Consumer prices rose 0.15% in August from the previous month, contrasting July’s 0.05% decline. August’s figure was driven by higher prices for food and beverages. Inflation ticked up from 3.8% in July to 3.9% in August, while annual average increased from 2.9% in July to 3.2% in August.

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UAE Inflation August 2018

Note: Year-on-year and month-on-month variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority (FCSA).

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