Consumer prices in Brunei declined by 0.2 percent year-on-year in June 2019, after a 0.6 percent drop in the previous month. Starting June 2019, Department of Economic Planning and Development decided to rebased CPI series to 2015 from 2010 in order to accommodate the economic changes in the country. Under the new index, consumer prices fell by 0.7 percent year-on-year in June 2019, after a 1.1 percent drop in a month earlier. Using a new base index of 2012, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased by 0.5 percent year-on-year, while those of non-food declined 0.7 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.01 percent in June. Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.53 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.59 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.60 percent in December of 2016.

Inflation Rate in Brunei is expected to be -0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Brunei to stand at 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brunei Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Brunei Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-11 12:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 0.2% -0.02%
2019-02-11 12:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec 0.05% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-03-07 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jan -0.1% 0.05% 0.2%
2019-03-29 12:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Febr -0.2% -0.1%

Brunei Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.70 -0.60 3.59 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.01 -0.30 1.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.50 -0.70 8.34 -2.41 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 98.40 98.70 100.70 98.40 Index Points [+]

Brunei Inflation Rate

In Brunei, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (19 percent of the total weight) and transport (18.8 percent). The index also includes: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (11 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine (11 percent); recreation and cultural activities (9.1 percent); hotels and restaurants (8.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (6.5 percent); communication (6.0 percent); clothing and footwear (4.2 percent); education (3.9 percent) and health (1.3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.70 -0.60 3.59 -1.60 2007 - 2019 percent Monthly

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