Inflation rate in Kosovo increased to 3.1 percent in January of 2019 from 2.9 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February of 2018, when prices showed no growth. Cost rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.2 percent from 4.7 percent in December); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.7 percent from 2.9 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.8 percent from 1.4 percent). In addition, prices rebounded for housing & utilities (0.2 percent from -0.5 percent) and cost went up at a softer pace for transport (3.1 percent from 5.7 percent) and restaurant & hotels (1.7 percent from 2.4 percent). Meanwhile, prices fell for furniture & household equipment (-0.2 percent from 0.1 percent); recreation & culture (-0.5 percent from -1.1 percent); clothing & footwear (-2.2 percent from -0.3 percent) and communication (-0.4 percent from -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, following a 0.8 percent rise in December. Inflation Rate in Kosovo averaged 2.04 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.20 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -4.40 percent in May of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Kosovo is expected to be 1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Kosovo to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kosovo Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-12 02:35 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.5% 1.4% 1.2%
2018-12-11 01:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.5% 1.3%
2019-01-11 01:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.1% 2.2%
2019-02-15 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 2.9%
2019-03-12 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3%
2019-04-11 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.70%
2019-05-10 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Kosovo Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.10 2.90 14.20 -4.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.20 104.80 105.20 76.01 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.90 115.70 116.90 94.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 117.90 117.00 117.90 86.20 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.80 4.80 -2.10 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.30 1.70 8.30 -1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 6.20 4.70 26.70 -7.70 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 101.30 101.10 109.60 68.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 104.10 106.80 107.30 94.20 Index Points [+]


Kosovo Inflation Rate

In Kosovo, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (39.2 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 13.1 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 8.7 percent; Housing and Utilities for 7.9 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 5.2 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 4.9 percent. Recreation and Culture; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Restaurants and Hotels; Health and Education account for the remaining 21 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kosovo Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kosovo Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 2.90 14.20 -4.40 2003 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 48.90 Jan/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.78 Jan/19
Canada 2.00 Dec/18
China 1.70 Jan/19
Euro Area 1.40 Jan/19
France 1.20 Jan/19
Germany 1.40 Jan/19
India 2.05 Jan/19
Indonesia 2.82 Jan/19
Italy 0.90 Jan/19
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.37 Jan/19
Netherlands 2.20 Jan/19
Russia 5.00 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.50 Dec/18
South Africa 4.50 Dec/18
South Korea 0.80 Jan/19
Spain 1.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 0.60 Jan/19
Turkey 20.35 Jan/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Jan/19
United States 1.60 Jan/19


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