East Timor's annual inflation increased to 0.8 percent in July 2020, the most since last September, from 0.5 percent in the previous month. Food & non-alcoholic beverages inflation accelerated to a nine-month high of 1.6 percent in July (from 0.8 percent in June). In addition, prices fell less for housing (-0.9% vs -1.0% in June). Meantime, clothing & footwear inflation was steady (at 1.4%) while prices of furniture & household equipment were flat in July, after increasing 0.5 percent in June. On the other hand, prices continued to drop for both transport (-1.9 percent vs -1.5%) and alcohol & tobacco (-0.3% vs -0.3%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.1 percent in July, the same pace as in June.

Inflation Rate in East Timor averaged 4.64 percent from 2004 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 18 percent in February of 2007 and a record low of -2.50 percent in August of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - East Timor Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. East Timor Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2020.

Inflation Rate in East Timor is expected to be 1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in East Timor to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the East Timor Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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East Timor Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.50 18.00 -2.50 2004 - 2020 percent Monthly
2012=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-06-04 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 0.3% 0.2% -0.1%
2020-06-23 03:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
2020-07-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
2020-08-24 02:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 0.8% 0.5% 0.6%
2020-09-23 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 0.8% 0.9%
2020-10-28 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.3%
2020-11-25 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct
2020-12-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov


News Stream
East Timor Inflation Rate at 10-Month High of 0.8%
East Timor's annual inflation increased to 0.8 percent in July 2020, the most since last September, from 0.5 percent in the previous month. Food & non-alcoholic beverages inflation accelerated to a nine-month high of 1.6 percent in July (from 0.8 percent in June). In addition, prices fell less for housing (-0.9% vs -1.0% in June). Meantime, clothing & footwear inflation was steady (at 1.4%) while prices of furniture & household equipment were flat in July, after increasing 0.5 percent in June. On the other hand, prices continued to drop for both transport (-1.9 percent vs -1.5%) and alcohol & tobacco (-0.3% vs -0.3%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.1 percent in July, the same pace as in June.
2020-08-24
East Timor Inflation Rate Edges Up to 8-Month High
East Timor's annual inflation inched up to 0.5 percent in June 2020, the most since last October, from 0.4 percent in the previous month. Food & non-alcoholic beverages inflation was steady at an eight-month high of 0.8 percent in June, while furniture & household equipment inflation accelerated to 0.5 percent in June from 0.3 percent in May. In addition, prices fell less for housing (-1.0% vs -1.1% in May); alcohol & tobacco (-0.3% vs -0.7%). Meantime, prices continued to rise for clothing & footwear (1.4% vs 1.5%). On the other hand, transport prices continued to drop (-1.5 percent vs -1.4%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged higher 0.1 percent in June, following a 0.2 percent rise in May.
2020-07-22
East Timor Inflation Rate Rises to 7-Month High
East Timor's annual inflation edged higher to 0.4 percent in May 2020, the most since last October, from 0.3 percent in the previous month. Food & non-alcoholic beverages inflation accelerated to an eight-month high of 0.8 percent in May from 0.6 percent in April. In addition, prices fell less for housing (-1.1% vs -1.4% in April); alcohol & tobacco (-0.7% vs -0.8%). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for both furniture & household equipment (0.3% vs 1.1%) and clothing & footwear (1.5% vs 1.6%). On the other hand, transport prices continued to drop (-1.4 percent vs -0.6%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent in May, following a 0.1 percent gain in April.
2020-06-23
East Timor Inflation Rate at 4-Month High of 0.3%
East Timor's annual inflation edged higher to 0.3 percent in April 2020, the most since last December, from 0.2 percent in the previous month. Inflation accelerated for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.6% vs 0.3% in March); furniture & household equipment (1.1% vs 0.2%), and clothing & footwear (1.6% vs 1.5%). Meantime, prices fell for transport (-0.6% after a flat reading in the prior month); housing (-1.4% vs -1.4%); alcohol & tobacco (-0.8% vs -0.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.1 percent in April, following a 0.3 percent gain in March.
2020-06-04

East Timor Inflation Rate
In East Timor, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important category in the Timor-Leste CPI is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (64 percent of the total weight), of which Rice (17 percent), Vegetables (15 percent) and Meat (8 percent). Other important categories are: Transport (6 percent); Clothing and Footwear (6 percent); Housing (6 percent); Alcohol and Tobacco (5 percent); and Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance (4 percent). The index also includes: Recreation and Culture (3 percent); Communication (2 percent); Education (2 percent); and Health (1 percent).