The annual inflation rate in Macau inched lower to 2.60 percent in July 2019, the lowest since January 2018, from 2.62 percent in the previous month, as prices rose at softer pace for: housing & utilities (1.94 percent vs 2.29 percent in June); household goods & furnishings (2.36 percent vs 2.39 percent); recreation & culture (0.47 percent vs 1.21 percent); health (2.07 percent vs 2.09 percent), and education (5.81 percent vs 5.90 percent).In addition, prices fell faster for communication (-2.45 percent vs -0.72 percent). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.62 percent vs 3.35 percent); transport (5.09 percent vs 4.76 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (2.48 percent vs 2.23 percent). On the other hand, clothing & footwear prices continued to drop (-1.25 percent vs -1.40 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.22 percent in July, after a 0.29 percent gain in June. Inflation Rate in Macau averaged 2.62 percent from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.49 percent in March of 2008 and a record low of -3.65 percent in July of 1999.

Inflation Rate in Macau is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Macau to stand at 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Macau Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 2.77% 2.84% 2.9%
2019-06-21 03:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 2.69% 2.77% 2.7%
2019-07-22 04:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 2.62% 2.69% 2.6%
2019-08-21 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 2.60% 2.62% 2.8%
2019-09-20 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 2.60% 2.7%
2019-10-22 04:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 2.5%
2019-11-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct


Macau Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.60 2.62 9.49 -3.65 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.05 115.80 116.05 60.40 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.22 0.29 2.53 -1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.62 3.35 19.97 -5.46 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 105.00 105.60 105.80 45.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 127.10 117.90 243.20 46.40 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 114.59 114.62 114.62 52.22 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 125.55 124.78 125.55 71.45 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.40 128.40 169.20 61.40 Index Points [+]


Macau Inflation Rate

In Macau, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (29 percent of the total weight) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (27 percent). The index also includes: transports (11 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (9.4 percent); clothing and footwear (6.5 percent); recreation and culture (4.8 percent); household appliances (3.3 percent); health (3 percent); education (2.9 percent); communication (2.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.0 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Macao Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macau Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.62 9.49 -3.65 1999 - 2019 percent Monthly
10/2013 – 09/2014=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 2.00 Jul/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.00 Jul/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Jul/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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