Price Indices

Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (2000=100) : January 2005

The beginning of the year saw a lower headline inflation rate in the Philippines at 8.4 percent from 8.6 percent in December. This was primarily due to the 0.8 percentage point slowdown in the inflation of food, beverages and tobacco (FBT). Slower annual increment in the inflation of services also contributed to the downtrend. Inflation a year ago was 4.1 percent.

Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (2000=100) : February 2005

Year-on-year headline inflation rate at the national level slightly moved upward to 8.5 percent in February from 8.4 percent in January as the inflation of food, beverages and tobacco (FBT), housing and repairs (H&R) and miscellaneous items went up. Inflation a year ago was 4.0 percent.

Excluding selected food and energy items, core inflation picked up by 0.2 percentage point to 8.1 percent in February from 7.9 percent in January.

Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index (2000=100) : January 2008

The beginning of the year 2008 saw a higher year-on-year headline inflation rate in the Philippines at 4.9 percent in January from 3.9 percent in December. This was effected by the higher upward movements in the rates of all the commodity groups. Inflation a year ago was 3.9 percent.

· Similarly, inflation rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) went up to 3.9 percent in January from 3.5 percent in December as higher rates were posted in all the commodity groups except for housing and repairs (H&R) and miscellaneous items.

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