Inflation in United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates - Inflation (end of period)

Drop in consumer prices moderates in April

Consumer prices rose 0.17% month-on-month in April, contrasting the 0.59% fall recorded in March. The April print came on the back of a softer drop in prices for housing, water, electricity and gas as well as higher prices for transportation, restaurants and hotels and furniture and household goods.

In year-on-year terms, consumer prices fell 2.1% in April, above March’s 2.5% decline. Meanwhile, annual average inflation fell from 1.4% in March to 0.9% in April.

United Arab Emirates Inflation Forecast

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast participants expect inflation to average 0.7% in 2019, down 1.0 percentage point from last month’s forecast, and 2.0% in 2020.

United Arab Emirates - Inflation (eop) Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)1.4  3.1  3.6  1.2  2.7  

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United Arab Emirates Inflation (eop) Chart

UAE Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: National Bureau of Statistics.

United Arab Emirates Facts

Exchange Rate3.670.0 %Sep 04
Stock Market0.10.75 %Sep 04

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