City's Inflation Reaches 0.40 Percent in July 2017

Reporter : Suriaman Panjaitan | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | August 02, 2017 09:55 AM | Hits 269
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Jakarta Central Statistics Agency (BPS) noted that Jakarta's inflation in July 2017 is reaching 0.40 percent. The amount is lower compared to the same period last year, which reached 0.64 percent.

" Inflation in June is about 0.46 percent"

"Inflation in June is about 0.46 percent," expressed Jakarta BPS Head, Thoman Pardosi, at Jakarta BPS Office, Jalan Salemba Tengah, Central Jakarta, Tuesday (8/1).

Pardosi explains there are three expenditure groups that donate the highest inflation this month. The first group is transport, as well as communication and financial service. Then the second is food, beverage, cigarette and tobacco. And the last is staple food.  

"The first group has donated inflation by 0.14 percent, second group 0.11 percent, and third group 0.06 percent," he stated.

He added the highest inflation this month is in Bau-bau (2.44 percent), Ambon (0.86 percent), Serang (0.60 percent), and Padang (0.54 percent).

"Inflation in Jakarta is much better than other regions," he closed.