City Inflation Rate in August is 0.13 Percent

Reporter : Suriaman Panjaitan | Editor : Maria Inggita | September 05, 2017 01:13 PM | Hits 228
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Jakarta Statistic Center Board (BPS) recorded inflation rate in Jakarta in August was 0.13 percent. The value is 0.27 percent lower compared to July.

" Year-on-year inflation rate is 3.82 percent"

Jakarta BPS Head, Thoman Pardosi, said inflation rate in July was 0.40 percent.

"Inflation rate up to August based on expense group is 2.86 percent. Year-on-year inflation rate is 3.82 percent," he said, Monday (9/4).

Of seven expense groups, he added, three groups of them gave much contribution. Those three groups are instant food, beverage, cigarette and tobacco, transport, communication, financial service, and clothes.

"First and second groups gave 0.08 percent, and third group contributed 0.03 percent," he closed.