Romania's annual inflation rate edged up unexpectedly to 4.1 percent in April 2019 from 4.0 percent in the previous month while markets had estimated 3.9 percent. This was the highest inflation rate since October last year, as cost rose faster for both food (5.0 percent vs 4.5 percent) and services (3.8 percent vs 3.2 percent). Meantime, inflation slowed for non-food products (3.7 percent vs 4.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.6 percent in April, following a 0.5 percent gain in March. Inflation Rate in Romania averaged 43.84 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 316.90 percent in November of 1993 and a record low of -3.50 percent in May of 2016.

Inflation Rate in Romania is expected to be 3.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Romania to stand at 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Romania Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-13 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.3% 3.3% 3.2% 3.3%
2019-03-12 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.3% 3.4% 3.4%
2019-04-10 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4% 3.8% 3.9% 3.6%
2019-05-13 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.1% 4% 3.9% 3.8%
2019-06-12 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.1% 3.6%
2019-07-10 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6%
2019-08-12 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.9%


Romania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.10 4.00 316.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.61 100.49 130.70 97.05 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 104.97 104.59 104.97 38.42 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.00 2.70 29.70 -0.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 110.50 109.90 110.50 33.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.26 4.80 16.70 -3.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.61 0.49 30.70 -2.95 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 100.02 100.06 108.60 99.47 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.00 4.45 178.30 -8.97 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 108.30 107.58 108.30 2.71 Index Points [+]


Romania Inflation Rate

In Romania, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Romania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Romania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.10 4.00 316.90 -3.50 1991 - 2019 percent Monthly
1990=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.80 Apr/19
South Africa 4.40 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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