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Tuesday August 12 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Edges Up in July  
Angola’s annual inflation rate rose slightly to 6.98 percent in July of 2014 from 6.89 percent in the previous month.
Tuesday July 29 2014
Angola Cuts Key Interest Rate  
At its July 28th meeting, the Central Bank of Angola decided to cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 bps to 8.75 percent aiming to stimulate credit to the economy as policymakers expect the inflation rate to decrease further.
Wednesday July 23 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Slightly Down  
The annual inflation rate in Angola edged down to 6.89 percent in June of 2014, from 6.95 percent recorded in May, and compared with 9.19 percent a year ago. It is the lowest inflation rate on record.
Wednesday June 25 2014
Angola Leaves Rates on Hold  
At its June 24th, 2014 meeting, Central Bank of Angola left its key policy rate unchanged at 9.25 percent for the seventh consecutive meeting.
Thursday June 12 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Down to Record Low  
Angola annual inflation rate eased slightly for the fourth straight month to 6.95 percent in May of 2014 from 7.22 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate on record.
Tuesday May 27 2014
Angola Raises Liquidity Absorption Facility  
At its May 26th, 2014 meeting, Angola’s central bank kept its key policy rate unchanged at 9.25 percent, but raised its liquidity absorption facility rate by 25 bps to 1.75 percent.
Monday May 19 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Slows in April  
Angola’s annual inflation rate eased for the third straight month to 7.22 percent in April of 2014 from 7.32 in the previous month and 9.11 percent one year earlier.
Tuesday April 29 2014
Angola Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
At its April 28th, 2014 meeting, Angola’s central bank left the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.25 percent. The liquidity absorption and the standing lending facility rate where also left unchanged at 1.5 percent and 10 percent, respectively, following last meeting’s move.
Wednesday April 16 2014
Angolan Inflation Rate Down To 7.32% in March  
The annual consumer prices in Angola decelerated for the second consecutive month to 7.32 percent in March of 2014, from 7.48 percent recorded in February of 2014.
Monday March 31 2014
Angola Leaves Key Rate on Hold; Changes Lending and Absorption Facility Rates  
At its March 31st, 2014 meeting, central bank of Angola decided to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.25 percent, but raised the liquidity absorption rate by 25 bps to 1.5 percent and cut the standing lending facility rate by 25 bps to 10 percent.
Wednesday March 12 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Decelerates  
In February of 2014, Angolan annual inflation rate slowed to 7.48 percent, after accelerating in January for the first time in eight months.
Friday February 28 2014
Angola Holds Key Rate Steady  
At its February 2014 meeting, central bank of Angola decided to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.25 percent, while raising the liquidity absorption rate by 50 bps to 1.25 percent. The standing lending facility rate was kept unchanged at 10.25 percent.
Tuesday February 18 2014
Angola Inflation Rate Accelerates in January  
In the first month of 2014, Angola’s annual inflation accelerated for the first time in eight months to 7.84 percent.
Friday January 31 2014
National Bank of Angola Leaves Rate Unchanged at 9.25%  
In its January 2014 meeting, the National Bank of Angola decided to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 9.25 percent. It also decided to reduce the required reserve ratio in local currency from 15 percent to 12.5 percent, aiming to increase credit to the economy and reduce the cost of financial intermediation.
Monday January 13 2014
Angola Inflation Rate at 7.69% in December  
In December of 2013, Angola inflation rate kept its downward trend and slowed even further to 7.69 percent. On a monthly basis, prices accelerated for the third straight month mainly due to higher food and housing cost.
Monday December 23 2013
National Bank of Angola Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
The National Bank of Angola decided on December 23rd to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 9.25 percent, following last month’s cut. The Board kept its recommendation to take the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
Friday December 20 2013
Angola Inflation Rate Slows Even Further in November  
In November of 2013, Angola annual inflation rate eased to 7.94 percent, from 8.38 percent in October. A year ago, the inflation rate slightly accelerated to 9.83 percent.
Monday November 25 2013
National Bank of Angola Cuts Rate by 50 bps  
The National Bank of Angola decided on November 25th to cut the benchmark interest rate for the second time this year by 50 bps to 9.25 percent, citing falling inflation. The Board kept its recommendation to take the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
Wednesday November 13 2013
Angolan Inflation Rate Down to Record Low in October  
In October of 2013, Angolan annual inflation rate slowed to 8.38 percent, its lowest level on record. Inflation a year ago was recorded at 9.76 percent.
Monday October 28 2013
National Bank of Angola Leaves Rates On Hold  
The National Bank of Angola decided on October 28th to maintain the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 9.75 percent. The Board recommended once again taking the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
Monday October 14 2013
Angolan Inflation Rate Down to 8.93% In September  
In September of 2013, Angolan annual inflation rate slightly eased to 8.93 percent, from 8.97 percent in the previous month.
Tuesday October 01 2013
Angolan Monetary Policy Unchanged  
The National Bank of Angola decided on September 30th to leave the benchmark interest rate on hold at 9.75 percent, after cutting it last month by 25 bps. The Board recommended once again taking the LUIBOR as the benchmark interest rate on bank loans.
Wednesday September 11 2013
Angola Inflation Rate Decelerates in August to All-Time Low  
In August of 2013, Angolan annual inflation rate slowed for the fourth consecutive month to 8.97 percent, the lowest rate on record.
Monday September 02 2013
National Bank of Angola Cuts Rates  
The National Bank of Angola decided on August 30th to cut the benchmark interest rate by 25 bps to 9.75 percent, the lowest since the rate was introduced in October of 2011.
Friday August 16 2013
Angolan Inflation Rate Decelerates to 9.04% in July  
In July of 2013, Angola’s inflation rate eased for the third consecutive month to 9.04 percent, from 9.19 percent recorded in June and 10.02 percent a year earlier. Since November of 2010, the inflation rate has been on a downward trend, due to exchange rate stability and improvements in the monetary policy.
Monday July 29 2013
Angolan Benchmark Interest Rate Steady at 10%  
The National Bank of Angola decided on July 29th to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 10 percent for the sixth consecutive meeting, citing price stability. Last month, the Bank cut the required reserve ratio on commercial bank deposits in local currency by 500 bps to 15 percent, to reduce the cost of credit.
Monday July 15 2013
Angolan Inflation Rate Slows to 9.19% in June  
In Angola, the annual inflation rate eased to 9.19 percent in June, from 9.25 percent in May, remaining into the single digit rate for the eleventh consecutive month.
Friday June 28 2013
National Bank of Angola Cuts the Required Reserve Ratio  
During the meeting held on June 28th, The National Bank of Angola left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 10 percent for the sixth consecutive month. Yet, in order to reduce the cost of credit, the Monetary Committee decided to reduce the required reserve ratio on commercial bank deposits in local currency by 500 bps to 15 percent.
Thursday June 20 2013
Angola Inflation Rate Up to 9.25% in May  
In Angola, the annual inflation rate rose to 9.25 percent in May, from 9 percent in April, remaining into the single digit rate for the tenth consecutive month.
Wednesday May 29 2013
National Bank of Angola Keeps Base Rate on Hold in May  
During the meeting held on May 28th, The National Bank of Angola left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 10 percent for the fourth consecutive month.
Wednesday May 15 2013
Angola Inflation Rate Down to 9% in April  
In Angola, the inflation rate slightly declined in April to 9.0%, remaining into the single digit rate for the ninth month in a row.
Friday May 03 2013
Angolan Economy Keeps Gaining Momentum  
Recent updates for Angola show that the economy keeps accelerating. After sluggish expansion in 2010 and 2011, the rebound in oil output, in connection with development of the non-oil sector, pointed to a growth rate of 7.4 percent in 2012.
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