Inflation in United Arab Emirates
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
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)||1.4||3.1||3.6||1.2||2.7|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
United Arab Emirates Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: National Bureau of Statistics.
United Arab Emirates Facts
|Exchange Rate||3.67||0.0 %||Sep 04|
|Stock Market||0.1||0.75 %||Sep 04|
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September 3, 2019
The IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) plunged to 51.6 in August from 55.1 in July.
August 5, 2019
The IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell from 57.7 in June to 55.1 in July.
July 3, 2019
The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell from 59.4 in May—the highest reading since October 2014—to 57.7 in June.
June 10, 2019
The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 59.4 in May from 57.6 in April, the highest reading since October 2014.
June 2, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.17% month-on-month in April, contrasting the 0.59% fall recorded in March.