Malawi inflation rises to 24.5 percent 

Malawi’s headline consumer inflation quickened to 24.5 percent year-on-year in August, from 22.3 percent in July, partly on higher food, housing and water costs, the  National Statistics Office  in Zomba said.

According to Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) spokesperson Mbane Ngwira,  the relatively high Malawi inflation rates is due to different stages in the country’s liberalization process.

Rising  inflation

Rising inflation

Ngwira pointed out that with time Malawi will also enjoy lower inflation rates and that the trend so far indicates that the country is doing very well and will be at par with the other members.

Recently, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) which is chaired by the RBM noted that the deceleration in inflation could have been faster had the automatic pricing mechanism for fuel (APM) been implemented consistently.

The committee noted that based on this trend inflation is expected at 20.5 percent in December 2014.

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6 thoughts on “Malawi inflation rises to 24.5 percent ”

  1. Mtumbuka Weniweni says:

    Ameneyi timutenga koma Vuwa Kaunda ndi Goodal Gondwe ayi. Amenewa azipita ku Ndata chifukwa ndima TRAITORS komanso antha nzeru ngati Alomwe……

  2. Jamani says:

    Sizikugwilizana wangodana naye mtumbuka

  3. With these budget allocations surely kids will want a federal household

  4. nachithidzi says:

    ulendo wokakhazikitsa north as a country anthu ake ndi amenewa. musamukane munthu inu atumbuka

    1. Makito says:

      We welcome him Nachithidzi,

    2. ujeni says:

      Sizikugwizana mwalemba baba

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