The inflation rate in May was recorded 16.9 percent, which has been increased in the month of June and recorded 17.1 percent the difference between both months was 0.2 percent.
Dr Philomena Nyarko declared that in Accra monthly change rate was recorded as 1.8 percent in June; however it was 1.0 percent in May 2015.
The inflation rate of food and beverage products was 7.3 percent in May 2015 which was increased 0.1 percent in June 2015 and recorded 7.4 percent.
On the other hand, the annual rate of inflation of the non food group was recorded 23.6 percent in June 2015 which was higher than the rate recorded in May 2015.
Moreover, she revealed that inflation of non food depends on transport, water, electricity, housing and education etc.
And the rate of inflation for food products are affected by cocoa, tea and coffee with 17.1 percent, soft drinks and other juices had 16.2 percent and jam, honey, sugar were 15.2 percent
Further the inflation rate of food products reached 14.9 percent, meat products reached 13.9 percent, milk and eggs recorded 12.3 percent while cereal products reached 8.3 percent.
Dr Nyarko stated that in central region inflation rate was recorded 17.1 percent, in upper east it was 14.8 percent and in northern regions it was recorded 19.5 percent.
She said that the inflation rate for local products recorded 15.5 percent, while it was recorded 21.2 percent for imported items which is 1.4 percent higher than rate of local products for June 2015.
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