Food, Beverages and Tobacco (FBT) and Non-FBT Items
The seasonally adjusted CPI of non-FBT items in NCR decreased to 154.3 in September from 154.6 while that for AONCR remained at its August level of 146.8. The lean month of September pulled down prices of non-FBT items in NCR. However, this seasonal factor raised prices of non-FBT items in AONCR relative to the expected trend.
Compared to last month, prices of the seasonally adjusted CPI of non-FBT items in NCR dropped to -0.2 percent in September from 0.1 percent. Meanwhile, prices of non-FBT items in AONCR generally remained stable as it posted zero growth during the month.
Page last updated: October 5, 2007