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Tajikistan’s Inflation Rate for January-April 2017 Stands at 4.4%

Thursday 11 May 2017

DUSHANBE (Asia-Plus) — Over the first four months of this year, Tajikistan’s inflation rate has stood at 4.4%, which was 0.7% higher than in the same period last year, according to the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT).

Tajikistan’s inflation rate for period from April 2016 to April 2017 reportedly stood at 8.1%. The government expects the year-end inflation for this year to stand at 7.0%. The year-end inflation for 2016 stood at 6.1%, which was 0.9% lower than it was forecast.

Compared to previous months of this year:

  • Last month, Tajikistan’s inflation rate reportedly stood at 1.2%, which was 0.3% lower than in the same period last year.
  • March: 1.5%
  • February: 1.1%, 0.5% percent higher compared to January 2017.
  • January: 0.6% 0.8% lower than in January 2016.

Tajik central bank notes that an average monthly inflation rate last year was 0.5%. In 2016, the highest inflation rate was 1.4% in January. The lowest inflation rate last year was reported in March, May and October: 0.2%.

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