Monetary Policy Announcements

Repo Rate Announcement - Headline Inflation Declined To 9.4 Per Cent

The latest data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that inflation fell in March for the third consecutive month. Read more


Inflation Falls To 10.7 Per Cent: Central Bank Maintains Repo Rate at 3.25 Per Cent

The latest data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that inflation continued on a downward trend for the second consecutive month in 2011.

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Inflation Slows To 12.5 Per Cent: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate To 3.25 Per Cent

Recent data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation measured by the 12‐month increase in the Index of Retail Prices slowed to 12.5 per cent in January 2011 from 13.4 per cent in December 2010.

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Rising Food Prices Drive Year-End Headline Inflation Rate to 13.4 Per Cent

The final inflation figures released by the Central Statistical Office for 2010 indicate that headline inflation surged in the last two months of 2010 to reach 13.4 per cent in December compared with 12.5 per cent in October.

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Public Notice-Postponement of ‘Repo’ Rate Announcement Scheduled For December 23, 2010

In its ‘Repo’ Rate release of November 26, 2010, which provided inflation data for October 2010, the Central Bank indicated that the ‘Repo’ Rate announcement with inflation data for November was......

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Headline Inflation Falls to 12.5 Per Cent: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points to 3.75 Per Cent

Recent data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation slowed to 12.5 per cent (year-on-year) in October 2010 from 13.2 per cent in the previous month.

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Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 25 Basis Points To 4.0 Per Cent

The latest data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation measured 13.2 per cent (year-on-year) in September 2010 compared with 16.2 per cent in the previous month.

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The Continued Surge in Food Prices Pushes Inflation to 16.2 Per Cent

According to the latest data released by the Central Statistical Office, headline inflation, continued its upward trend, rising to 16.2 per cent in the twelve months to August from 14.1 per cent in July.

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Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 50 Basis Points to 4.5 Per Cent to help stimulate Demand

Recent data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that inflation continued its upward trajectory in the face of persistent adverse weather conditions.

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Food Prices Push Headline Inflation Rate to 13.7 Per Cent: Central Bank Maintains Repo Rate at 5.0 Per Cent

According to data from the Central Statistical Office, inflation has accelerated further in mid-2010, driven by an unexpectedly large rise in domestic food prices.

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