Posts Tagged Food Prices
Why Inflation May Not Fell to Single-Digit Figures This Year

Why Inflation May Not Fell to Single-Digit Figures This Year

The following is an update about April inflation print in Turkey (source: Hurriyet Daily News):

Turkey’s annual inflation rate increased in April, reaching its highest level in around nine years, as a result of a weak Turkish Lira in several sectors, according to official data released on May 3.

Consumer prices in Turkey rose 11.87 percent year-on-year...

August Inflation: Short Term Relief Provided

August Inflation: Short Term Relief Provided

Headline inflation surprised on the downside in August with m/m realization of -0.29% against the market expectations for a flat reading. Annual inflation lowered to 8.05% from 8.79% a month ago. Meanwhile core inflation has also declined in August to 8.4% from 8.8% in July.

The downward moves in food...

April Inflation: Slows to 3-Year Low

April Inflation: Slows to 3-Year Low

April inflation was another negative surprise and the drop was sharper than expected for the second month in succession. The reading of 0.78% dragged the annual rate down to 6.6%, primarily due to decreasing food prices. With that being said, it is worth to note that the strong base effect was also helped...

March Inflation: Big Downside Surprise

March Inflation: Big Downside Surprise

Consumer Price Index inflation in Turkey surprised significantly on the downside in March on the back of falling food prices. According to the data released by the official statistics office annual inflation slowed to 7.5% y/y from 8.8% in February. On a m/m basis it remained stable being well below the consensus of...

Turkey Inflation Beats Expectations

Turkey Inflation Beats Expectations

According to data released by the Statistics Office this morning, headline CPI was up 1.8% mom, compared to the consensus forecast of 1.25% mom. Meanwhile year-on-year headline inflation is up to 7.71%, quietly higher than CBT’s target.

Food price inflation surprised the market on the upside, remaining at 11.4% yoy in October,...

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