September 2012 Zambian Inflation Rate

Director of census and statistics, John Kalumbi who announced Zambia's inflation for the month of September said the rise in the inflation rate was due to a rise in prices of food and some non–food products.

“Between August 2012 and September 2012, the annual inflation rate increased for food and non–alcoholic beverages, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, clothing and footwear, health, transport communication, recreation and culture.” – said Mr. Kalumbi

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Composition of Food And Non–food Inflation Rates

The composition of the total 6.6 percent of Zambian inflation for September 2012 was as follows:
  • Non–food inflation accounted for 2.7 percentage points

  • Food products accounted for 3.9 percentage points.

Movements In the Inflation Rates

  • Food inflation &ndash: From 7.3 percent to 7.5 percent

  • 25 kg bag of breakfast mealie-meal – K 43,119 to K 48,528

  • Annual non–food inflation from 5.5 percent to 5.6 percent

  • 25kg bag of roller mealie meal – From K 32, 121 to K34, 177

  • 20 litre tin of maize grain – From K17, 878 to K18, 115

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