Cost of food in East Timor increased 2.10 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in East Timor averaged 10.43 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 47.84 percent in February of 2013 and a record low of -2.80 percent in April of 2016.
Food Inflation in East Timor is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in East Timor to stand at 1.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the East Timor Food Inflation is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.