Díli, 21 October 2021, The Director General of Statistics Timor-Leste, Mr. Elias dos Santos Ferreira in this afternoon releases report on Consumer Price Index-CPI for September 2021. The event was held at the GDS REHA Conference Room, Caicoli, Dili.
The all Groups of Consumer Price Index percentage change rise (+0.1%) for the month of September 2021, compared to August 2021 rose (+0.2%). Percentage change of all groups (+0.1%) it’s contributed from Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage (+0.1%), transport (+0.5%), the Furnishings, Household Equipment and routine household maintenance (+0.1%) and also Clothing and Footwear rise to (+0.1%). Foods and Non-Alcoholic Beverage become a huge impact from sub-group of Oil and Fats (+1.9%), Milk, Cheese and Eggs (+2.8%), Vegetables (+0.3%), Fruit (+2.1%) and Meat (+0.1%). Rice decreased (-1.0%), Sugar, Marmelade, Honey, Chocolate and Confectionery decrease (-0.5%) and also other products of Foods decrease down to (-0.2%) becaome as a contraty changes for an inflation group of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverage.
An annual percentage of CPI change increased (+4.1%) if compared month of September 2021 with month of September 2020, that were contributed by Food and Alcoholic Beverage (+6.4%), Alcoholic and Tobacco (+7.2%), and Transport (+4.6%). The Furnishings, Household Equipment and routine household maintenance (-0.3%), House Uma (-0.5%), Communication (-0.1%) and Recreational items and cultural services (-0.5%) become as contrary change for annual of September 2021.
Tradable inflation fall (-0.1%) and Non-Tradable inflation increased (+0.4%) in compared in the month of September with August 2021.
Tradable inflation increased (+4.9%) and Non-Tradable also rose (+2.4%) in an annual compared in September with September 2020.
The participants that was attended for the launching of CPI reports were from Line ministries, Timor-Leste’s Central Bank, University Students, NGOs, Media as well as staffs that from Directorate General of Statistics offices.