Kenya's consumer prices inched down 0.9 percent from a month earlier in August 2019, following a 0.4 percent decrease in the preceding month. Main downward pressure came from food & non-alcoholic beverages (-1.9 percent vs -1.0 percent), mainly attributed to favourable weather conditions. The prices of significant food items including sukuma wiki (kales), potatoes, cabbages, carrots, tomatoes and maize grain loose decreased by 8.01, 7.81, 6.78, 6.01, 4.89 and 2.80 percent, respectively. Also, cost dropped for housing & utilities (-0.1 percent vs 0.1 percent), mainly as a result of the decrease in prices of some cooking fuels. Transport prices decreased by 0.03 percent mainly due to the reduction in pump prices of diesel and petrol by 3.14 and 2.45 percent, respectively. Inflation Rate Mom in Kenya averaged 0.57 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.50 percent in April of 2019 and a record low of -1.20 percent in June of 2017.