Inflation in United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates - Inflation (end of period)

Inflation comes in at highest level since November 2018 in September

Consumer prices rose 0.12% in September over the previous month, a smaller increase than the 0.43% rise seen in August. The lower print came amid weaker price pressures for transportation, in large part due to government-mandated decreases in petrol and diesel prices.

Inflation increased to 1.2% in September from August’s 0.5%. September's figure marked the highest inflation rate since November 2018. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with the annual average variation of consumer prices coming in at minus 1.0% in September (August: -1.3%).

FocusEconomics panelists project consumer prices to increase 1.8% in 2022, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 1.7% in 2023.

United Arab Emirates - Inflation (eop) Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)3.6  1.2  2.7  0.3  -1.4  

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

United Arab Emirates Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate3.670.0 %Dec 31
Stock Market0.10.75 %Jan 07

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