Inflation in United Arab Emirates
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
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||1.1||2.4||4.1||1.6||2.0|
5 years of economic forecasts for more than 30 economic indicators.
United Arab Emirates Inflation Chart
Source: National Bureau of Statistics.
United Arab Emirates Facts
|Exchange Rate||3.67||0.0 %||May 13|
|Stock Market||0.2||0.75 %||May 13|
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May 5, 2019
Consumer prices fell 0.59% month-on-month in March, further declining from the 0.30% fall recorded in February.
May 5, 2019
The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose from 55.7 in March to 57.6 in April, the highest reading since December 2017.
April 9, 2019
Consumer prices fell 0.30% month-on-month in February, coming in below the 0.12% decline recorded in January.
April 7, 2019
The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose from 53.4 in February to 55.7 in March.
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March 5, 2019
The Emirates NBD Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell from 56.3 in January to 53.4 in February, which marked its lowest level since October 2016.