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Inflation in Angola

Angola Inflation

Inflation comes in at highest level since January in July

Inflation came in at 12.1% in July, which was up from June’s 11.2%. July’s reading marked the highest inflation rate since January. The upturn was chiefly driven by a sharp depreciation of the kwanza, which has been one of the world’s worst-performing currencies this year, due to low oil prices and higher debt payments. Moreover, government’s decision to cut a fuel subsidy has led to a large increase in gasoline prices, which further boosted inflation.

Meanwhile, consumer prices increased 1.60% in July over the previous month, picking up from June’s 1.41% rise. July’s uptick marked the sharpest increase in prices since February 2022.

Angola Inflation Chart

This chart displays Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %) for Angola from 2013 to 2022.

Angola Inflation Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, aop) 19.6 17.1 22.3 25.8 21.4
Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, eop) 18.6 16.9 25.1 27.0 13.9

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