Cost of food in Qatar increased 1.90 percent in August of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Qatar averaged 1.25 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.80 percent in January of 2018 and a record low of -3.80 percent in December of 2018.
Food Inflation in Qatar is expected to be -0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Qatar to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Qatar Food Inflation is projected to trend around 1.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.