Annual inflation rate in Moldova came in at 0.9 percent in December of 2018, unchanged from the previous month and remaining the lowest since December of 2009. Higher prices of food goods (2.2 percent from 2 percent in November) were offset by lower cost of non-food goods (1.7 percent from 2 percent). Within non-food goods, prices slowed for clothing (2.2 percent from 2.7 percent) and furniture (2.1 percent from 2.9 percent) while inflation was steady for fuels (7.4 percent, the same as in November). Meanwhile, cost of services decreased 2.3 percent, the same as in the prior month, mainly due to electricity supply (-11 percent, the same as in November) and gas supply (-20.2 percent, the same as in November). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, following a 0.4 percent gain in November. Inflation Rate in Moldova averaged 6.70 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 16.90 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -2.30 percent in September of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Moldova is expected to be 2.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Moldova to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Moldova Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 3.2% 2.4%
2018-11-09 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 2.4% 2.2%
2018-12-11 09:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 1.2% 2.1%
2019-01-11 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 0.9% 1.9%
2019-02-11 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9%
2019-03-11 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-04-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.7%


Moldova Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.90 0.90 16.90 -2.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 2420.84 2409.09 2420.84 118.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 2.70 14.60 2.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 129.60 129.60 130.10 96.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.40 240.10 -3.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.40 -0.30 40.30 -4.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.20 2.00 24.60 -9.80 percent [+]


Moldova Inflation Rate

In Moldova, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is divided in three main groups: Food, accounting for 40 percent of total CPI; Non-Food, which represent 35 percent and Services making up the remaining 25 percent. The most important food items are meat (8.1 percent), fruits & vegetables (6.2 percent), milk & dairy products (5.5 percent) and bread (2.9 percent). The non-food items are mainly composed of clothing & footwear (5.9 percent) and fuels (5.9 percent); and services include housing (10.5 percent), utilities (8.7 percent) and transportation (2.4 percent). This page provides - Moldova Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Moldova Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 0.90 16.90 -2.30 2007 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 2.00 Dec/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.80 Nov/18
Singapore 0.30 Nov/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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