Inflation in United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates - Inflation

Consumer prices fall at a stable rate in March

Consumer prices fell 0.59% month-on-month in March, further declining from the 0.30% fall recorded in February. The March print came on the back of lower prices for most categories, with the largest decreases recorded for housing, water, electricity and gas; textile, clothing and footwear; and furniture and household goods.

In year-on-year terms, consumer prices fell 2.5% in March, matching February’s print. Meanwhile, annual average inflation fell from 1.9% in February to 1.4% in March.

Met the why particular 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 Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)1.1  2.4  4.1  1.6  2.0  

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

United Arab Emirates Facts

ValueChangeDate
Exchange Rate3.670.0 %May 13
Stock Market0.20.75 %May 13

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