Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased from 187.64 points in May 2017 ton 185.39 points in June 2017. The overall rate of inflation declined from 11.70 per cent to 9.21 per cent during the same period. In May 2017, the Kenyan Shilling depreciated against the major trading currencies except for the Japanese Yen and the Tanzanian shilling.
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In line with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics commitment to release data for the monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation on the last working day of the month, we hereby release the numbers for July, 2017. These numbers are generated by surveying prices of a basket of goods and services.
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The overall producer prices increased by 1.61 per cent compared with the previous quarter to reach 119.47 points. The increase was mainly driven by rise in the manufacture of food products and manufacture of chemicals and chemical products.
However, during the same period producer prices of electricity, manufacture of other non-metallic mi Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for June, 2017. These numbers have been generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones which are located in Nairobi Read More
In the first quarter of 2017, the current account deficit more than doubled to KSh 123.2 billion from KSh 43.4 billion in the first quarter of 2016 as shown in Table 1. International merchandise trade which includes exports and imports of goods registered a deficit of KSh 259.6 billion in the quarter under review, an increase of 67.3 per cent fr Read More