Saturday, 04 October 2014 - 20:34
Reduction in Prices within the food category, due to seasonal factors.
Average prices of many varieties of vegetables, dried fish, eggs, green chilies, potatoes, red onions, big onions and some varieties of fresh fish have decreased compared to the previous month due to seasonal factors.
Meanwhile, average prices of almost all varieties of rice and some varieties of fruits increased.
Within the Non-food category, prices of items in the sub groups of Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and other Fuels; and Transport decreased due to the downward revision of fuel prices from 17 September 2014.
Meanwhile, prices in all other sub groups, namely, Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance; and Miscellaneous Goods and Services increased during the month.