SA’s annual food producer price inflation decelerates

Published: 24/02/2017

The recent producer price inflation data signals an easing of price pressures that could be passed on to the consumer over the coming months and be reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. Figures released this morning showed that South Africa’s food producer price inflation decelerated 10.6% y/y in January 2017 from 12.2% in December 2016.

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The recent producer price inflation data signals an easing of price pressures that could be passed on to the consumer over the coming months and be reflected in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) data. Figures released this morning showed that South Africa’s food producer price inflation decelerated 10.6% y/y in January 2017 from 12.2% in December 2016.