Price Indices

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

The year-on-year headline inflation rate in the Philippines jumped to a double-digit figure of 11.4 percent in June from 9.5 percent in May. This was the highest rate since May 1994 (11.5%). Except for the fuel, light and water (FLW) index, all the commodity groups recorded higher annual inflation rates during the month. Inflation a year ago was 2.3 percent.

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

The year-on-year headline inflation rate at the national level further picked up to 12.2 percent in July from 11.4 percent in June. This was the highest rate since December 1991 (13.2%). Higher annual inflation rates were registered in all the commodity groups except in the fuel, light and water (FLW) index. Inflation a year ago was 2.6 percent.

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

The year-on-year headline inflation rate in the Philippines decelerated to 6.6 percent in December from 7.1 percent in November. The slower annual inflation rates posted in the indices of all the commodity groups except for housing and repairs (H&R) and fuel, light and water (FLW) brought about the downtrend. Inflation a year ago was 8.6 percent. The average headline inflation rate for the year 2005 was 7.6 percent, higher by 1.6 percentage points than 6.0 percent in 2004.

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