January 2017 Zambian Inflation Stands At 7%

The January 2017 Zambian inflation rate was announced on 26th January 2017 by Mr. John Kalumbi, the CSO Director, who said that the annual inflation had reduced from 7.5% in December 2016 to 7% in January 2017.


The decline in the annual rate of inflation was attributed to the decline in the inflation rate due to price changes of both food and non-food items. This shows that in the month of January 2017, there had been a decrease in the annual rate of increases in prices.

January 2017 Zambian Inflation RateCSO Director – Mr John Kalumbi

Total 2017 Zambian Annual Inflation

CSO Director of Census and Statistics John Kalumbi explained that the total annual inflation rate for Food and Non-alcoholic beverages accounted for 3.9 percentage points while non-food items accounted for 3.1 percentage points.

Zambia Trade Deficit in December 2016

A trade deficit of K 758.5 million was recorded in the month of December 2016. This means that the country imported more in December 2016 that it exported in nominal terms. In fact the country has had trade deficits the whole year of 2016.

Great Articles You Might Have Missed!


Check Availability of Accommodation And Rates Below


Booking.com

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Recent Posts

  1. Chaminuka Lodge - Designed In The Style of A Zambian Village

    Chaminuka Lodge offers luxurious accommodation, spectacular views over Lake Chitoka where you can behold the most glorious sunsets of Africa.

    Read More

  2. Thorntree River Lodge

    Thorntree River Lodge offers excellent game viewing opportunities and adventure activities. The lodge is located inside the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park.

    Read More

  3. Kansanshi Hotel In Solwezi Town

    Kansanshi hotel in Solwezi town is situated in a great location, on 4.5 hectares area. The hotel opened on January 30, 2010, with a ceremony attended by local chiefs and government dignitaries.

    Read More

January 2017 Zambian Inflation Rate > Zambian Inflation

January 2017 Zambia Inflation Rate > Zambia Advisor Home Page