South Africa Food Inflation  Forecast


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Food Inflation in South Africa is expected to be 5.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in South Africa to stand at 5.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Food Inflation is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


South Africa Prices Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 5.1 4.5 4.7 5 5.1 5.1
Inflation Rate Mom 0.5 0.4 0.63 0.67 0.7 0.4
Consumer Price Index CPI 104 105 105 106 106 110
Core Consumer Prices 104 105 105 105 105 109
Core Inflation Rate 4.6 5.3 4.7 4.81 4.9 3.5
Producer Prices 103 139 102 101 101 144
Producer Prices Change 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.1 5 4.8
Export Prices 148 148 148 148 148 146
Import Prices 136 136 136 136 136 134
Food Inflation 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.2 5 6
CPI Housing Utilities 104 105 105 105 105 104
CPI Transportation 103 113 103 102 102 119