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GDS releasing the consumer price index for May 2022

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Díli, 21 June 2022, The Director-General of Statistics Timor-Leste, Mr. Elias dos Santos Ferreira releases a report on Consumer Price Index-CPI for May 2022, the event was held at the GDS, REHA Conference Room, Cai-coli, Dili, Timor-Leste.
During the meeting the presenter is presenting that, all groups’ percentage of Consumer Price Index-CPI change rose (+1.3%) for May 2022, compared to April 2022 increased (+1.2%). Percentage change of all groups (+1.2%) and it was contributed from Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage (+1.6%), Transports (+1.9%), Alcohol and Tobacco (+1.1%), Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance (+1.7.3%) and Housing (+0.9%). Clothing and Footwear (-0.1%) and have become as contrary changes that are contributing to inflation in all groups. The groups of Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverage (+1.6%) because getting the contributed from sub-group of Oils and Fats (+14.3%), Rice (+1.2%), Milk, Cheese and Eggs (+0.8%), Vegetables (+0.3%) Meet (+0.4%) and Sugar, jam, honey chocolate, and confectionery (+0.3%). Food production (-0.7%), Fruit (-2.3%), and Coffee, Tea and cocoa (-0.5%) become as contrary for inflation for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage.

An annual percentage of Consumer Price Index-CPI change increased (+7.4%) compared months of May 2022 and May 2021, it was contributed by the group of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage (+8.0%), Transports (+14.8%), Alcohol and Tobacco (+23.3%), Housing (+1.8%), Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance (+3.7%), Recreation and Culture (+2.0%), Health (+1.0%), Education (+2.4%) and Communication (+0.1%) for the annual of May 2022. The group of Clothing and Footwear (-0.6%), become as contrary for inflation for all groups for the annual month of May 2022.

Tradeable Inflation increased (+1.7%) and non-Tradeable decreased to (+0.2%) in monthly, compared with May 2022 and April 2022.
Tradable Inflation increased (+10.1%) and non-Tradeable inflation rose (+1.4%) in an annual compared in a month of May 2022 and May 2021.**