Brunei’s annual inflation increased 0.3 percent in August of 2018, after a decline of 0.1 percent in the previous month. Increases were recorded in food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.2 percent), mainly due to a rise in prices of rice & cereals (0.6 percent), fish & seafood (5.2 percent), fruit (4.4 percent) and meat (1.9 Percent); recreation & culture (1.4 percent) and education (1.7 percent). Meanwhile, decreases were recorded in housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels (-0.6 percent), due to a decline in prices of rents and materials for maintenance & repair of the dwelling; transport (-0.1 percent); clothing & footwear (-4.7 percent) and furnishing, household equipment & routine maintenance (-0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, following a 0.5 percent rise in July. Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.56 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3.59 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.60 percent in December of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 05:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.2% -0.1% 0.1%
2018-10-30 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-10-30 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.3% -0.1% 0.4%
2018-12-27 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.3% 0.6%


Brunei Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 -0.10 3.59 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.50 1.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.20 1.90 8.34 -2.41 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 99.50 99.30 100.70 98.60 Index Points [+]


Brunei Inflation Rate

In Brunei, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (19 percent of the total weight) and transport (18.8 percent). The index also includes: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (11 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine (11 percent); recreation and cultural activities (9.1 percent); hotels and restaurants (8.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (6.5 percent); communication (6.0 percent); clothing and footwear (4.2 percent); education (3.9 percent) and health (1.3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 -0.10 3.59 -1.60 2007 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




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